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Content warning: This course contains adult content, including themes of violence and abuse.

Human trafficking is more common than you think. In fact, there are about 40.3 million people being trafficked right now. And unfortunately, the hospitality industry is a really common vehicle for human trafficking.

There are many reasons for this: unusual hours, irregular schedules, undocumented labor, and high turnover are all really common in the industry, so it's easier to disguise exploitation than in other businesses.

But this also means that hospitality staff are in a prime position to spot the signs, feel confident about what to do next, and make a difference. So that's what you'll get from this course.

With guidance from Phil Brewer, a specialist advisor on modern slavery and human trafficking for the Human Trafficking Foundation, you'll learn how to recognize signs of human trafficking in real life. You'll also discover how your workplace can put together an effective policy for what to do if you or your coworkers encounter signs of human trafficking.

What you'll learn in the Human trafficking awareness and prevention course

  • What human trafficking means
  • The impact of human trafficking
  • How to recognize signs of human trafficking in guests
  • How to recognize signs of human trafficking in coworkers
  • The bystander effect, and how you can overcome it
  • How to identify and challenge your biases to help recognize human trafficking
  • The four Ps of a human trafficking policy
  • How to prepare your workplace and colleagues to identify and respond to human trafficking risks and threats
  • How to prevent human trafficking in your workplace
  • How to pursue and report signs of human trafficking
  • How to protect your guests from human trafficking activity

Who the Human trafficking awareness and prevention course is for

The Human trafficking awareness and prevention online course is aimed at hospitality professionals in any role and all levels of experience.

Meet your instructor

Phil Brewer

Phil Brewer is a specialist advisor on modern slavery for an organization called the Human Trafficking Foundation.

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