HEAT - Hostile Environment Awareness
Our Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course is designed for those working in the world's most challenging environments, whether you work for a media outlet, NGO, charity or the hostile security sector - our dynamic, fully loaded course will give you the knowledge to survive against the odds.
The five-day course offers a mix of advanced theoretical and practical sessions of simulated exercises. The training is gradual: starting with theory, it then moves to guided exercises to make participants comfortable with each concept. The intensity levels increase each day so that participants can practise their new skills under more realistic conditions
By the end, participants have a firm grasp of managing:
Advanced First Aid
Personal safety and security
Safety and security mindset
Capture and captivity
Behaviour under fire
Threats in the field
Basic negotiations skills
Understanding how to build individual situational awareness in high risk environments
Unexploded ordnance (UXO) and improvised explosive devices (IED) threats
Module I – Advanced Medical training
First Aid & life support in difficult field environments.
Module II – Personnel deployed to hostile environments
Awareness of threats, associated risks and personal security.
Risk management process.
Travel security, security procedures for vehicle travel, accommodation security
Management of threats related to gatherings, protests, demonstrations, riots and civil unrest.
Weapons, mines, improvised explosive devices (IED’s)
Kidnapping, hostage taking and hostage survival.
Module III- Situational training exercise
Team under attack.
Module IV – Orientation and communications.
Map reading and GPS Navigation.
Means of communications and communication procedures.
Module V - Field training exercise.
Participants receive a mix of presentations and lectures plus simulated exercises to help give them a better understanding of the security principles involved with staying safe in hostile environments.
Accredited by Highfield
Who should attend?
Staff working and/or travelling in medium and high-risk areas.
Duration: 5 days (09:30 – 16:00 pm)
Lunch & Refreshment included
Must be made 7 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.
How do I register?
You can register by emailing email@example.com with the following details:
Name of the course: