1. Travel Risk Awareness
When traveling, one’s usual support structure to handle unexpected issues might not be available to the same extent. This course highlights certain risks you are exposed explicitly to when traveling and how to mitigate those best.
2. Prepare for the destination
In this course, we provide useful information and tips to consider while preparing for a trip. Identifying practical problems will minimize the risk of mistakes and limit the impact of problems that may affect your journey.
3. Transport Safety
Navigating an unfamiliar city can be challenging. Regardless of whether using private or public transport, there will be risks that could jeopardize a journey. This course highlights tips and tools that help navigate transportation when traveling.
4. Destination Safety
On any trip abroad, even to countries thought to be safe, it is important to consider the cultural and social differences. Some habits and customs that are common in one’s home country might be disrespectful or even criminal in some places. This course highlights these kinds of risks and advice on how to act.
5. Cyber Safety
Cybercrime comprises any criminal act involving computers and networks, as well as traditional crimes conducted through the internet. This course provides key insights on how to identify different types of cybercrime attempts in order to avoid them to the greatest extent possible.
6. Travel Health Risks
A traveler may be exposed to various health risks in unfamiliar environments. Most risks can be minimized by taking precautions before, during, and after a trip. We list such precautions in this e-learning course.
7. Crowd Safety
Navigating crowded spaces is common when visiting large cities. Travelers will often arrive at busy stations and airports. They sometimes may have to pass close to high-risk events, such as political rallies. Large crowds may cause disruption to public transport, making it difficult to navigate the city. This course teaches preventative measures that will help reduce those risks.
8. Female Travelers
Women may face additional security risks while abroad. This course, which is intended for both men and women, explores the various risks female travelers can face helping avoid dangers and better enable assisting others.
9. LGBTQ Travelers
Members of the LGBTQ community may face unique issues when traveling that is dangerous to neglect. In some parts of the world, acceptance for people identifying as LGBTQ may not be what travelers are used to in their home countries, such as discrimination or targeted violence. This course highlights such potential risks and lists what to read up on before traveling.
10. Terrorism & Casualty Attack
Terrorism has been a severe threat for a long time. Terrorist attacks are often directed against civilians and tourists to generate the greatest amount of publicity. This course teaches travelers what to look for in terms of potential vulnerability in their surroundings.
Carjacking is a robbery where a criminal forcibly removes a motorist from their car and steals it. Perpetrators of carjacking often wield firearms. In some parts of the world, this form of crime is a pervasive problem, while largely unheard of in other countries. This course explores what to know about carjacking and steps to protect against it while traveling.
12. High-risk Location
This course provides information about what to expect before traveling to higher and extreme risk locations, such as war zones or former war zones, often called hostile environments. A hostile environment could be defined as an area that is extremely volatile, with widespread conflict, localized insurgencies, criminal gangs, or ongoing violent civil unrest that is affecting businesses, visitors, and the local population.