Disaster Management - Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute | Educartis

16 hours
On Campus


Course Overview

This sixteen hour, intensive crash course on Disaster Management aims to inculcate up-to-date practical knowledge and field skills to participants so that they are able to effectively reduce risks, prepare, mitigate, and respond to man-made and natural disasters. This course is relevant for community leaders, project managers, NGO workers, police offers and religious leaders. 
 In a world where natural disasters, civil conflicts, and terrorist attacks have become prevalent, global demand is surging for emergency professionals with the leadership skills to manage complex crisis situations, and coordinate the many agencies that address emergency situations in order to mitigate the consequences of disasters and provide relief to victims in communities of all sizes. If you are looking for a thrilling and rewarding job in disaster management, this crash course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to jump start your career. 
 At the end of this course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion.  

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

This intensive course will allow students to: 

  • Demonstrate effective strategies and systems for Disaster Risk Reduction, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. 
  • Apply knowledge, skills, and attitudes in disaster management within the context of humanitarian assistance and sustainable development, while respecting human dignity. 
  • Effectively apply skills and expertise in provision of First Aid during emergencies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and expertise in managing water, sanitation and hygiene in emergency situations.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in provision of psychosocial support to affected communities. 
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Certification obtained

At the end of this course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This comprehensive sixteen hour course provides a great stepping stone towards challenging and exciting careers including: 

  • Disaster Management Specialist 
  • Disaster Recovery Specialist 
  • Project Manager
  • Emergency Management Coordinator 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

How do I apply?

Please visit the Amani Counselling and Training Institute to collect and complete an application form. Learners will pay a 1,000 KES non-refundable fee for application processing. Please attach the following documents: 

  • Copy of any previous certificates
  • 1 passport size photograph
  • Copy of your National ID/Passport

After application, you will be contacted for a formal interview. 

Detailed course information

This course is ideal for anyone who is looking to enhance their disaster management skills and provide a much needed service to their communities. 

The course outline is as follows: 

  • Theories of counselling
  • Counseling skills and Practice
  • Counselling Process
  • Self Awareness
  • Group Theory
  • Contextual Issues 

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