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We focus on learning, not training.

We equip people with the skills and tools they need to stay safe and the confidence to use them. 

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Group discounts for 5 or more participants!

Hostile Environment Awareness Training

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) is an intensive 14 hour e-learning course designed for those whose work takes them to challenging, remote or hostile locations.  Read More


Safe Driver Training

Safe driving is more than just knowing how to drive a car. It's also about taking care of the care and passengers, and navigating threats and road hazards safely. This 2-hour course is intended to help drivers better understand the main risks they may face while driving. Read more

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Security Management

An engaging 9-hour e-learning course for security managers or security focal points covering all aspects of security management in social sector organisations.  Read More

International Travel Security

An in-depth, 4-hour e-learning course for people who travel independently or with an organisation to low-to-medium risk countries. Perfect for students, academics, or other short-term travellers.  Read More

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Women's Security for Everyone

An innovative, 8-hour e-learning course for anyone interested in how gender affects personal security and how women can be prepared for security risks which disproportionately affect them.  Read More

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Achieving Carbon Reduction

Learn how to meet carbon reduction targets in humanitarian and development work.  Read more

Crisis Management Training

Annual training for the Crisis Management Team

6 modules, 2 1/2 hours.  Read more

what participants say

“As an aid worker regularly visiting insecure locations for up to a few months at a time, I found this course useful and highly relevant. I really valued the opportunities to practice the skills I learnt in a supportive environment- knowing I can make safe a firearm and handle catastrophic bleeding without fainting is very reassuring! The course was comprehensive and clearly structured, with opportunities to re-cap to make sure I actually retained what I was learning. The instructors were knowledgable and sensitive- they know first-hand the way I work and the challenges I face, and it was great to hear and learn from their experience. At the end of the course I felt much more confident and well-prepared...”

Cat Mahoney

Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for West Africa and Great Lakes, CAFOD

"The Safer Edge scenario training was fantastic. It was highly realistic and put the team under pressure to reveal the cracks that need filling."

Matt Graydon

Media Director, ICF-GHK

"We chose Safer Edge because of their length of experience, knowledge of the countries we travel to and existing client base, but also because they are able to tailor a course to our exact requirements. The material was presented in easy-to-understand formats supported by visual aids and scenario-based role play with immediate debriefs. All the instructors were extremely knowledgable with real life experience; while the subject matter was sobering the instruction was made enjoyable and you were left with a sense of confidence to be able to deal with the unexpected."

Angus MacAskill


tailored courses

tailored courses

When equipping your people with safety and security tools not all courses are created equal. Every organisation is different. Your mission, vision, values, where you work and who you work with will all impact the skills and tools your staff need. Threats vary according to region and culture demands that teaching is context specific. 

Our experts will work with you to tailor courses to the needs of your organisation and we can deliver the training on the ground no matter where in the world you're working. People learn best in their own language and our teachers have experience in delivering in English, French, and Spanish as well as working with translators to ensure understanding. 

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