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An estimated 45.8 million people in the world today are suffering in slavery, right under our noses...

4 weeks online, flexible distance learning

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Receive level 4 certification and 15 UK academic credits

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Human Trafficking is proving to be very lucrative and is rapidly overtaking illegal drug dealing in the money it generates for criminals around the world. All right-thinking governments, organizations, and businesses should have an appetite to combat and raise awareness of these heinous crimes.

Service industries, should be leading the way in training their staff to recognize when people are being trafficked, especially when you consider that those trafficked inevitably must come into contact with transport systems as well as the housing, hotel, restaurant, farming, building, and retail sectors.

Our unique Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery course has been designed to educate students to identify potential victims of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery and to bring traffickers justice.

Our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course is a four week online short course delivered by Kapsuun Group in partnership with Ulster University.

This means that the successful completion of our course will earn you a level 4 certificate in Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery from Ulster University, a qualification which is globally recognized.

Our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course will also give you 15 UK academic credits— this is equivalent to 4 US Credits or 7.5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

Who is this course for?

This course will provide those involved in investigating, preventing, and mitigating the effects of human trafficking with a university accredited qualification. Those professionals who work in human resources and recruitment, particularly in the hotel industry, construction, agriculture, and food supply will benefit from taking this course because it will enable you to: 


  • Enhance your skills and knowledge in the area of anti-trafficking efforts 
  • Learn about the latest insight, research, and developments in tackling human trafficking 
  • Assist you in producing a Modern Slavery Statement 
  • Network and share ideas with like-minded students from around the world 
  • Gain a unique accredited University Level Four qualification and 15 University credits 

What the Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery course covers...

Module One

  • The Scale of the Global Problem including Statistics
  • The Difference between Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling
  • Methods used by Traffickers
  • Forced Labor and Supply Chains

Module Two

  • Child Trafficking
  • Sexual Exploitation/Trafficking
  • Organ Trafficking
  • The Roles of the Traffickers
  • The Role of the Dark Web in Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Module Three

  • The Global Response to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • The United Kingdom Response to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • Practical Guidance: Where to Look
  • How to Produce a Modern Slavery Statement (This includes a sample template)

Frequently Asked Questions

At the end of our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course you will have gained knowledge and understanding of:

  • the statistics relating to human trafficking and modern slavery
  • the many forms and types of human trafficking and modern slavery
  • the top three forms of Forced Labour and Debt bondage
  • how to identify traffickers roles, tactics and methods
  • the role of the Dark Web in Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • how to recognise victims of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • what to do if you identify a victim of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
  • how to Construct a Modern Slavery Statement in compliance with UK legislation
  • how to develop practical anti-human trafficking policy and procedures for businesses


Our courses are designed to be studied on a part time basis over a four-week period however, this time frame is flexible and any of the courses can be completed within a shorter time frame on a full-time basis if necessary.  The main criteria is that all the course material is studied and all of the assignments are completed and a pass obtained in each one.

Click on the link below to go to the UU page on short courses which outlines all that you need to know about Ulster University short courses


Our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course is designed in Modules and each module lasts a week.  Students studying our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course will have a least four online lectures each week which they can study at their own pace. It is recommended that students spend between 10 and 15 hours on the lectures as well as independent study. Students must also complete a number of assignments each week.

Our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Course is a Pass/Fail course and students must attain at least 40% pass mark in each of their assignments.

Our eTutors monitor student’s progress, facilitate peer discussion on the course discussion boards and host live sessions on Blackboard Collaborate upon request. Our eTutors are available to contact each day throughout the duration of the course. Online teaching is comprised of the following elements, with the addition of support resources and recommended and required reading material:

  1. Theory– Lecture Documents
  2. Practical– Practical Tutorials and Discussion Board Tasks


To achieve the qualification and academic accreditation, students must successfully complete all units within each learning module, including lectures, practicals and assessment. Students are assessed using a range of practical exercises. . 

The final written assignment is worth 50% of the course marks and involves an essay which should be at least 750 words and must be evidenced and properly referenced.

All assessments must be completed in English.

This is a pass/fail course and students must attain a 40% pass mark.


Feedback & Credits

All students will receive grades and feedback on their performance. Students are offered more in-depth confidential personal feedback upon request. Although personal feedback is optional, students are encouraged to take up the offer, as the feedback gives an opportunity to talk through the results.



Once a student has been registered onto the course with the Ulster University, the option for a refund will no longer be available.

All students will receive a level 4 certificate from Ulster University upon completion of the course. Certificates are issued by the Ulster University Exam Board. The Exam Board meets twice annually for Winter and Summer Graduations (February and July). Students should expect to receive their course certificate at the relevant graduation period. For example, if a student completes the course in October, they should expect to receive their certificate during the Winter graduation period in February.


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