Let's Comm 2022

Virtual + Luxembourg
09:00 am GMT

Applications to the course are now closed.

This is a blended course and will include 4 weeks of virtual  engagement prior to a 5-day in person training.


Online: 6 June 2022 to 1 July 2022 (approx 3.5 hours per week)

Classroom: 4 to 8 July 2022 


Seats: 12  


Application Deadline: 29 April 2022 



There is no fee for the training itself. Accommodation and meals during the classroom training will be covered.   

Participant travel including flights, terminals, allowance (as applicable) and other incidental costs must be covered by the sending organization. Any COVID-19 related costs includi ng costs for mandatory testing, quarantine, if applicable, in duty station or the location of the coursewill not be covered by the ETC. 


Target Audience 

This training is primarily for humanitarian ICT staff with a telecommunication focus who need skills in deploying VHF radio infrastructure. Participants need to already have a technical background in radio communications and be available for deployment in this type of role with their respective agencies. Knowledge of Motorola and ICOM programming as well as end-user experience is an advantage.   




  • Commitment to deploy 

  • Technical skills and experience in radio communications 

  • Good inter-personal skills and a can-do attitude 



  • Humanitarian and emergency experience 

  • Knowledge of ETC is desirable but not a pre-requisite 

  • Knowledge of Motorola and ICOM programming as well as end-user experience  


Please note: 

  • This is a blended programme. Participants will be expected to complete the online modules prior to the classroom training and will be expected to be fully engaged during the 5-day classroom training, including the evenings. Participants may not get the opportunity to carry on with their regular work for the duration of the training. 

  • *As we are aware, the external situation for inter-country travel is continuously evolving due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to monitor and review the rules for travel and entry into Luxembourg (here) as well as the rules for travel and re-entry into your host country. We recommend that you do not make any travel bookings until the beginning of June. 

All these factors must be taken into account before applying for the training.  



  1. Application Form 

Please fill out the application form onlinehere. (Note that incomplete forms will not be considered) 


  1. Nomination Letter 

The nomination letter must meet the following requirements: 

  • Must come from a manager that is responsible for emergency IT and telecommunications across the applicant's organisation globally (for example, a CIO, Chief of IT, Regional IT Officer).  

  • Be written on organizational / company letterhead 

  • Full name, organization and position title of the candidate being recommended 

  • Full name, organization and position title of the nominator 

  • Contact information of the nominator (email address / phone number) 

  • A statement indicating that the candidate will be released from official duties for the duration of the training. This includes dedicated time per week to complete online training from 6 June to 1 July 2022 as well as official release for classroom training from 4 July to 8 July 2022 plus travel time. 

  • A statement that all expenses related to travel to / from the training and any other incidental costs will be covered by the nominating organisation. 

  • Confirmation statement outlining the following: 

  • Technical skills and experience in radio communications 

  • The likelihood / ability of the candidate being deployed to the field for an emergency in the future 

3. Updated C.V.  

For your application to be considered, please email with the nomination letter, your C.V. and a screenshot showing successful completion of the online application form.