Global Travel Academy and International Volunteer HQ have partnered together to offer the Certificate in Travel Health & Safety to IVHQ volunteers. Perfect for first-time or solo travelers, this Travel Health & Safety Online Training will teach you practical skills to stay healthy and safe while traveling and volunteering abroad.
Written by travel industry experts and taught by experienced travelers, Reuben and Chloe, the Travel Health & Safety Training exposes you to real life experiences while traveling through 13 countries, 10 of which are IVHQ program destinations, instructing you on the best methods for maintaining your health and safety when traveling globally.
By the completion of this 2 hour video-based course you will be up-skilled in safe travel practices and have the knowledge to uphold your health while you are abroad.
Throughout the course we will cover:
- Travel preparation
- Medical preparation
- Traveling and transit
- Staying safe at your destination
- Mental health
- Staying healthy abroad
- Eating and drinking abroad
- Transport safety
- Safe socializing
- Water and sun safety
- Travel scams
- What to do in an emergency
INCLUDING Experts From:
"The coursework on health and safety was extremely informative; I think that it is imperative for all individuals traveling abroad to utilize their time to take this course."
- Melissa McGinley, Student - IVHQ Certificate in Travel Health & Safety
"I would definitely recommend this course to someone who is new to traveling or has any fears and doubts. If I was a parent whose child was going overseas I would make my child take this course!"
- Gabrielle Cathie, Student - Certificate in Travel Health & Safety
Reuben lives and breathes travel, having traveled to over 50 countries - he’s a bit of a pro. Also a massive foodie, Reuben takes great pleasure in immersing himself in the local communities and testing out the culinary delights. Reuben is one of the best when it comes to travel, let his expertise turn you into a safe and healthy traveler.
Chloe has a fair bit of travel experience under her belt for her young age, with family ties in Africa and Europe she has a huge heart for cultural immersion and is full of wanderlust. Traveling is second nature to her and she takes packing her carry-on luggage very seriously. Chloe is a great traveler with endless knowledge to share with you.
PreviewIntroduction: Preparing To Travel (0:28)
Start1.1: Travel Documents (2:35)
Start1.1: Travel Documents
Start1.2: Travel Insurance - Expert Interview With Phil Sylvester Of World Nomads (3:29)
Start1.2: Interview Recap - Travel Insurance
Start1.3: Before You Go (2:21)
Start1.3: Mind Map - Pre-Departure Arrangements
PreviewIntroduction: Staying Healthy Starts At Home (0:21)
Start2.1: Travel Doctor - Expert Interview With Dr. Patrick Joseph Of The University Of California (6:03)
Start2.1: Interview Recap - Visiting A Travel Doctor
Start2.2: Travel First Aid Kit (4:42)
Start2.2: Travel First Aid Kit