e-Learning Course on training for prevention and emancipation from forced labour and modern slavery

E-Learning course on Training for Prevention and Emancipation from Modern Forms of Slavery

e-Learning Course on training for prevention and emancipation from forced labour and modern slavery

26 October–18 December 2020
The course is available in English, Français

This e-learning course is for skills development stakeholders and practitioners. The aim of this course is to develop their capacities to support the prevention of modern slavery and provide assistance to victims, including reintegration. It will specifically address how to design education and training interventions tailored to the needs of persons who may be at risk or have directly experienced forms of modern slavery, such as forced labour or human trafficking for labour exploitation.

This e-learning course is part of ITCILO’s training offer on Skills Development and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and is implemented in collaboration with Anti-Slavery International.

Key features
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This fully online course fits into your busy schedule

Who should attend this course?

The course targets government officials, development practitioners, key personnel from the ILO and the UN working with related topics, as well as representatives, managers and staff of key TVET stakeholders, such as:

  • Technical staff of Ministries working in the areas of TVET and skills development, education, social welfare, as well as labour and human rights;
  • Experts and technical staff from CSOs, NGOs and other civil society actors, working in the field of human rights and/or TVET;
  • TVET teachers and trainers, in-company trainers and mentors;
  • Pedagogical staff of TVET trainers’ training centres;
  • Managers of vocational training centres;
  • Representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations involved in TVET delivery
What objectives does this course cover?
  • Build awareness on key concepts related to different forms of modern slavery, root causes of these phenomena and socioeconomic vulnerabilities of victims;
  • Identify the needs of people who may be at risk of or have directly experienced modern slavery and the range of services required for their successful reintegration;
  • Learn how to design and deliver effective education and training programmes to build the resilience of at-risk and victim populations and help them access decent work opportunities.
The course will contribute to strengthen:
  • Government’s and social partners’ capacity to elaborate strategies to give effect to the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 and to eliminate all forms of modern slavery;
  • TVET systems’ ability to help build the resilience of vulnerable people who may have been exploited and increase their chances of accessing decent work opportunities;
  • The capacity of non-governmental actors’ and public and private stakeholders’ to design initiatives to prevent modern slavery and reintegrate victims.
  • Module 1: Key concepts on modern slavery and characteristics of victims and at-risk groups
  • Module 2: Addressing root causes and socioeconomic vulnerability: actors and services at play
  • Module 3: Awareness raising on modern slavery in education and training
  • Module 4: Identifying target groups of victims and at-risk populations and formulating preventive and reintegration plans
  • Module 5: Assessing socioeconomic environment and providing vocational and career guidance
  • Module 6: Creating the conditions for successful vocational skills training of beneficiaries
  • Module 7: Delivering skills development for victims of modern slavery
  • Module 8: Post-training support to facilitate access to decent work opportunities
Format and methodology

This innovative eLearning course has been designed using a learner-centred approach in order to better involve participants and keep them motivated. It is highly interactive and engaging. Different methods will be used to ensure that the content is appealing, relevant and entertaining.

After the participant has completed each module and submitted the assignment through the course platform, a tutor will provide feedback and the participant will be given access to the next module. Participants who successfully complete the required assignments (one per each module) will receive a Certificate of Achievement.


Participants will be required to have a good knowledge of oral and written English or French as training materials will be available on the e-platform in both languages.

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