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Personal Field Security Training (PFST) – Erbil, IRAQ

Personal Field Security Training (PFST) – Erbil, IRAQ table
Start date30 Jan 2021
End date1 Feb 2021
Provider OTHER SOLUTIONS Consulting
LocationIraq
Type Security Risk Management, Personal, Security
Cost850€ _ 20% discount for national NGOs (other discounts may apply)
Booking URLhttps://othersolutions.net/training/open-sessions/
Description

Training days: The 30th, 31st of January and 1st of February.

This training on personal security in the humanitarian sector, developed by OSCs, has a simple main objective: to provide participants with a set of tools to prepare them effectively to manage their personal security in the field. It aims to train humanitarian staff deployed in high-risk or isolated areas, in order to increase their awareness and preparedness, and to enable them to assist beneficiaries while ensuring their own safety. This training is 70% practical and 30% theoretical.

More specifically, it aims to provide Awareness of practical realities, Knowledge of basic tools and Know-how through the acquisition of skills, to manage their personal security abroad in the context of aid operations.

These 3 components are used under the international acronym AKS (Awareness, Knowledge, Skills).

Components of the training:

To achieve these objectives, the training consists of four mutually reinforcing components:

  • Theoretical sessions, aimed at consolidating methods (pre-departure checklist, do’s and don’ts in violent situations, etc.);
  • Practical sessions, aimed at training in essential basic practices (first aid, radio protocols, etc.);
  • Simulations, aimed at crystallising the use of the above-mentioned methods and practices in a tangible setting;
  • Validation and feedback sessions (debriefings and key lessons learned).
  • Different types of pedagogical tools and resources can be associated with these components.

Topics covered:

  • Personal safety
  • Preparation of the mission
  • First aid
  • Communications
  • Threats when travelling in vehicles
  • Orientation
  • Personal risk assessment
  • Incident reports
  • Hibernation, evacuation, relocation
  • Sexual violence
  • Weapons in the field
  • Hostage situation and kidnapping
  • Coping with aggressive behaviour
  • Operations (example of food distribution)

Upon completion of the training and successful completion of all modules, participants will be awarded 3 certificates:

  • OSC-Highfield Training Certificate (www.highfieldabc.ae)
  • Emergency First Responder Certificate (www.emergencyfirstresponse.com)
  • PFST CSO HPass Badge

Audience: All humanitarian personnel working in the field.

For more information please contact Other Solutions by e-mail at contact@othersolutions.net

The OSC team looks forward to meeting you in the field!

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