Welcome to the Personal safety course. This online self-study course has three parts and is designed to provide an introduction to the issues around violence at work and a guide as to how to deal with it safely and effectively and maintain your personal safety while working.  

Please note, this module was designed for the private sector.  While there are lessons applicable to humanitarian emergencies, it is not intended to be used in a humanitarian setting. 

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for employees and managers at any level.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand personal safety and be aware of personal safety whilst travelling to work
  • Develop your own personal safety strategies based on best practice
  • Identify who may be at risk and why
  • Reduce your own and your colleagues' potential for becoming a victim of violence and aggression. 
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.