Human Trafficking Essentials Online Certificate Course



Professional certification course focused upon prevention and responses to human trafficking.


Online, self-paced, self-guided. An interactive, fact-based, victim-centered, human trafficking awareness and prevention training with measurable learning outcomes.

It includes in-depth information on human trafficking definitions, prevalence, risk factors, vulnerabilities, red flags, and responses.

Key Topics

  • Legal definitions and requirements
  • Prevalence
  • Red flags / risk factors
  • How vulnerabilities and unmet needs can lead to trafficking
  • Proper responses

Course Duration

Ability to start/stop/return at any time.  There is no need to set aside a huge block of time because the course is broken into small, bite-sized sections. You can earn your Certificate of Mastery over multiple sessions. You can take as much time as you like to complete the course or perform research in the Knowledge Vault, but the course itself can be completed within an hour.

Recommended Participants

Specifically designed for professionals and anyone interested in advancing their knowledge of human trafficking. It covers all the basics everyone (children, parents, and professionals) should know, and provides an assessment-based Certificate of Mastery guaranteed to be accepted anywhere.

  • Professionals
  • Youth / children / students / parents
  • Teachers / administrators

Law enforcement / medical professional / truck driver

Belhaven University PLA Credits Assessed: 0.5

*Note, there is a maximum number of PLA credits that may be applied toward a degree program.  Refer to the Belhaven University website for the latest on PLA policies.