IMPACT Training

Maria Santto
Kuvaaja: Maria Santto
"Finnish doctor Eila Rooseli and nurse Jaana Ihalainen inspect a patient. Cherso refugee camp. "

Apply to the IMPACT course

To become a delegate and join our reserve, you need to apply to the IMPACT course, which is held twice every year. We receive applications continuously and all applications that reach us by the day mentioned in the deadline are considered for the next course.  Applications received after that are considered for the following course (Autumn 2018).

Next IMPACT course open for applications

  • Training dates for the the next training open for applications are 3.-9.3.2018, the deadline for applications is Wednesday December 13th, 2017 by 4pm
  • Autumn 2017 training (7.-13.10.2017) is no longer open for applications
  • All applications that arrive after the deadline will be taken into account when selecting participants to the autumn 2018 training
  • All applicants will be informed via email about the selection of participants no later than six weeks before the beginning of the training
  • The course programme is very intensive and requires full-time participation
  • Price: 120 euros, 15 euros discount for Finnish Red Cross members
  • Venue: Nynäs training centre, Heinola, Finland

To apply, please fill in your data and register your application using our HR Database REST https://rest.redcross.fi. You do not have to fill in all your data in one session, you can get back to it and update it any time before the deadline. After filling in your application, remember to select "Apply" to International Mobilization and Preparation for ACTion (IMPACT) training. Filling in the application form is time consuming. Applicants are strongly advised to start it well in advance before the deadline. You can resubmit an updated version of the same application for possible future application rounds. Only include your most relevant certificates (educational degrees, professional and language) as attachments.

Please also see the guide for registration attached below.

Selection criteria and general information is available English, Finnish and Swedish.

Application period for the course is 1.1.-31.3.2016. To apply, please register your application vias our HR Database REST https://rest.redcross.fi (after filling in your application, please remember click "Apply" to the Basic Training Course for Youth Delegates) - See more at: https://rednet.punainenristi.fi/node/5990#sthash.2WlgYIEc.dpuf