Certificate in Security Management (credit-rated option) US

Date: 23 - 27 Jan 2017
Length: 5 days
Location: Maryland, USA
Residential: No


Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra.

This five-day intensive course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in complex emergencies and conflict zones by practicing essential techniques in risk management, security assessment and crisis response.The course draws on field case studies, the current humanitarian environment and the security management practices used by humanitarian bodies internationally.

The content of the course is aligned to the National Occupational Standards (UK) in Security Management as well as the InterAction Minimum Operating Security Standards and builds on the ECHO Security Training Modules.

The course fee also includes a license to online security training Mission Ready. 


An Introduction to RedR Training

Who should attend?

  • Those preparing for deployment to insecure areas  

  • Security managers

  • Field programme managers responsible for security

  • HQ staff responsible for security/risk management

  • Staff with a strategic/organisation responsibility for security

What does the course cover?
  • Environmental scanning
  • Threat, vulnerability and risk assessment

  • Application of risk standards and models

  • Incident response, analysis, reporting and information management

  • Security strategies, policy and planning

  • Skills and resources required to implement a security plan

  • Crisis management

  • Operational continuity

  • Team management through security programming

  • Psycho-social support

By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of key security management skills and their use in relation to setting and achieving programme goals when managing humanitarian emergencies

  • Work effectively in reviewing and enhancing security management practice and procedures in the field

  • Evaluate on personal performance and that of others in relation to security in emergencies

  • Communicate effectively to different audiences in the field humanitarian of practice using appropriate media

The assessment  
The Certificate in Security Management is a competency based, assessed course worth 10 Masters level credits that can be transferred to the Masters in Development and Emergency Practice (DEP) from Oxford Brookes University or other similar postgraduate qualifications. For more infomation about this and the other credit rated courses that RedR offers click here.


Please note there is a 15% additional fee to take the course as credit-rated.
Full terms and conditions of the credit-rating can be found here.


Registration and timings: 

The course is likley to be hosted by ADRA International at their office building located at 12501 Old Columbia Pike,Silver Spring,MD 20904,Maryland,USA. Map 

Registration is from 8.45 am in the first day, following which each day will run from 9 am and conclude at 5.45 pm.



The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch, and refreshments. For further information on pricing bands please use the link on the right. 

All fees include license to online security training Mission Ready. You can read more about Mission Ready here



Early Bird Fee

Standard Fee


Band A- Those working for southern national & local NGOs Full-time students




Band B- Individuals funding themselves or Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £1million/$1.5million




Band C-Those working for charitable organisations with an annual income greater than £1million/$1.5million




Band D-Those working for commercial, governmental and intergovernmental organisations






Early bird fee: Book and pay up to a month in advance to receive a 10% discount through our early bird scheme. 

Please click here to read our full terms and conditions For more information please contact our training team


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