Essentials of Humanitarian Practice

The overall aim of the course is to improve the quality and professionalism of humanitarian action by deepening understanding of the modern humanitarian context, fundamentals and practical realities.

What does the course cover?

  • Humanitarian Landscape/Lessons from the past
  • People, Power and Vulnerability
  • Working in Humanitarian Teams
  • National Context & Disaster Management
  • International Humanitarianism & Law
  • Coordination Structures and International Coordination Systems
  • Participation and Accountability
  • Cash & Livelihoods
  • Humanitarian Standards
  • Food Security & Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies (WASH)
  • Ethics & Decision Making
  • Protection Programming
  • Logistics & Telecommunications
  • Education in Humanitarian Action
  • Health in Humanitarian Action
  • Quality Humanitarian Programming
  • Emergency Needs Assessment
  • Media & Communications

The Credit-Rated Assessment:

This course has an optional credit-rated assessment component which will earn you Master's Level university credit through Oxford Brookes Univeristy. Only those who have paid the additional credit-rated fee beforethe course and completed the post-course assignment will receive the Oxford Brookes certificate. You can pay the fee at any point prior to the course start. You’ll have 3 months after the course to complete the assignment. Find out more about the Oxford Brookes certificate and other RedR UK accreditation and certification options here.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for people with a range of different backgrounds and levels of humanitarian experience. This includes future humanitarians wanting to understand more about working in international disasters and humanitarian emergencies, and to see if this sector is right for them. EHP is also designed for experienced technical specialists currently working in humanitarian or development contexts who want to deepen their understanding of humanitarian foundations, context, coordination mechanisms, and emerging issues and trends.

EHP is a pre-requisite for joining the RedR Australia deployment roster.

RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR Scholarships and how to apply, please click here

What's the refund policy?

  • For bookings cancelled ten or more working days* before a course, applicants will be liable to pay 25% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 75% of the course fee OR 90% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled one to nine working days* before a course begins, applicants will be liable to pay 75% of the course fees. For the remaining amount, RedR can either refund 25% of the course fee OR 100% can be transferred to an alternative course.
  • For bookings cancelled less than 24 hours before a course, or after a course has started, no refund or transfer of value will be provided.
  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer of value nor a refund will be offered.
  • Please note that we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.
  • Refunds may take up to 30 days.

*(During Jordan normal working days, Sunday-Thursday and working hours 9.00 am-5.00 pm).

Any questions? Check out our FAQs here and our T&Cs here.

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact Middle.East@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email Middle.East@redr.org.uk or phone +962 (0) 6 462 6227 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs

RedR UK is an HPass accredited organisation. Our courses adhere to HPass quality standards of best practice in humanitarian learning and assessment.

To find out more, please follow the link onto the HPass website.

Fee information

Standard Organisation: USD$ 1,100 (for any staff working for international organisations).*

NNGO: USD$ 600 (for any staff working for local organisations and community-based organisations).

Early Bird : USD$ 900 (for the first 10 international organisation tickets purchased more than one month before the start date of the training)

The training fees cover, resource materials, and catering provided during the training (one lunch break + two coffee breaks). Participants are responsible for their own travel, transfers, accommodation and meals.

How to register

Kindly register to the course through here.