Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction | 2 min

  • 2

    Case Study: Vietnam School Tour 2019 | 15 min

    • Vietnam Tour - Timeline of Events

    • How Many Missed Opportunities?

    • Vietnam Tour - Review

  • 3

    Conclusion | 2min

    • Vietnam Tour, Risk Management & Planning - Conclusion

  • 4

    Further Information

    • Articles, References & Reports Cited In This Training

    • Training & Support Services

Important Details About This Case Study


This course contains materials which may be upsetting to some participants, including serious illness references and confronting details of an incident which occurred on a school trip that resulted in a fatality. Case studies and examples are designed to highlight the dangers and risks involved in these types of activities and help prevent them from occurring in the future. Please bear this in mind before you start the course. We have made every effort to ensure these matters are presented in a meaningful and sensitive way to help improve safety. However, if something from this course does trigger something in you, please connect with a professional counseling service immediately.


Senior Instructor Australiasia Risk Management

David Gregory

With over 24 years in education, David Gregory has developed and run residential outdoor education and complex excursion programs for some of the largest private schools in Australia. David also ran the largest residential snow sports program in Australia, is a highly experienced operations manager and has trained staff, run international school tours, built effective risk management systems, and consulted on operational and risk management practices. David’s work has been strongly influenced by the need to provide great educational opportunities for students to grow personally and academically through experiential education as well as ensure risks are minimised and well managed.