The Logistics Cluster runs and contributes to several trainings aimed at developing the logistics response of the humanitarian community.
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Welcome to the Logistics Cluster Training Programme!
Trainings are an integral component of capacity building and preparedness activities and necessary to maximise the use and benefit of common logistics services facilitated by the Logistics Cluster.
The Logistics Cluster operates through various actors, therefore a common and comprehensive training programme is critical to ensure interoperability among organisations.
The primary objective of the Logistics Cluster training programme is to enhance the capacity of deployed staff and of the humanitarian community as a whole, in order to increase the efficiency of humanitarian logistics operations. We aim to reach a wide audience, targeting humanitarian logisticians and information management professionals at the local, national and international levels.
The Logistics Cluster training package addresses identified competency gaps with sustainable and long-term solutions. Following the training path illustrated in the diagram below, humanitarians and officials from National Disaster Management Agencies/Offices (NDMA/O) will progressively obtain skills and qualifications necessary to work with the Logistics Cluster, increasingly taking on more responsibilities.
Trainees who successfully complete the mandatory training courses will be able to apply to the Logistics Cluster Rapid Response Roster.
For more information on the available trainings, please read the Logistics Cluster Training Catalogue or simply browse through these pages.
If you are interested in participating in a training, please read carefully the nomination process and requirements for each training. If you are interested in hosting a training, please contact us on: HQ.GLC.Training@wfp.org
Concept: To address the massive challenge posed to humanitarian emergency responses by obstructed or denied access, the Global Logistics Cluster is actively working with partners and within WFP’s... Read more
Concept: The Awareness Training (AWT) is a modular training that provides information on the Cluster Reference Module (CRM), cluster activation and deactivation processes, services, mechanisms and... Read more
Basic Humanitarian Logistics Course
Concept: The objective of the Basic Humanitarian Logistics Course (BHLC) is to enhance the operational humanitarian logistics response capacity for logistics staff in field operations. The training... Read more
Emergency Logistics Induction Training
Concept: The Emergency Logistics Induction Training (ELIT) is a two-phased training comprised of classroom sessions and an emergency response simulation. The first phase addresses the logistical... Read more
Information Management Training
Concept: The Logistics Cluster Information Management Training (IMT) is designed to help participants better understand the Logistics Cluster’s Information Management (IM) activities in the field... Read more
Logistics Cluster Coordinator Training
Concept: The Logistics Cluster Coordinator Training (LCCT) brings together practitioners from various field operations, in order to exchange experiences, ideas and best practices and ultimately to... Read more
Logistics Cluster Induction Training
Concept: The Logistics Cluster Induction Training (LCIT) is designed to familiarise participants with the Logistics Cluster by providing an initial experience of the cluster approach in an emergency... Read more
Logistics Emergency Team Training
Concept: Established in 2006, the LET is composed of three of the largest global logistics and transportation companies: Agility, Maersk and UPS. Through the LET-Cluster partnership, the three... Read more
Logistics Response Team Training
Concept: In the Logistics Response Training (LRTT) skilled logistics professionals are put to the test in a rigorous 7-day simulation, providing immediate operational logistics surge capacity as... Read more
Service Mindset Training
Concept: The Logistics Cluster is a service cluster. Alongside operational logistics skills and experience in emergency environments, Logistics Cluster staff, secondees and partners need an array of... Read more
Training of Trainers
Concept: A training that prepares staff from partner organisations and the Logistics Cluster, to lead the various Logistics Cluster capacity building projects in regional hubs around the world.... Read more