Hostile Environment Awareness Training
Geared to Lone Travellers, Corporates, NGO & Media personnel travelling to Fragile or Hostile Environments.
The course focuses on the current risks and threats NGO and media personnel may face, providing the necessary skills and principles required to stay safe. This is achieved through a mixture of pre-course e-learning, instructor lead presentations and real-life scenarios with role players.
This course is designed with the NGO and charity field staff worker’s, and Media personnel and corporate travellers in mind, as they travel to remote locations and operate within the boundaries of camps, villages and other locations in areas of a fragile or hostile nature.
All learners upon registration of the training must be 18 years of age or above.
The course is conducted at our training venue in Onley near Rugby in the East Midlands. In exceptional circumstance we can provide the training on site at your organisation at a suitable location with restrictions to the course content and delivery.
We are also capable of conducting the course with no restrictions at our location in the State of New York in the USA.
Staff Defence Ltd prides itself on working closely with the client to make sure that what is provided is what you expect. The course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills through pre-course e-learning, instructor lead presentation and real-life role play scenarios which will hard wire the main learning into the learner’s muscle memory.
- Pre-Departure planning
- Equipment and packing
- Contingency plans and evacuation
- Road journey management and convoys
- Hotel and residential safety
- Hostile checkpoints
- Vehicle Checks
- Cultural Awareness
- The Environmental dangers
Emergency First Aid at Work with remote Medical skills:
- Understanding the first aider’s role
- Basic life support
- Breaks and fractures
- Burns and Shock
- Improvisation of medical equipment
- Vital signs monitoring and recording
- Dealing with catastrophic bleeds
- Head and Chest trauma
- Road vehicle accidents
- Situational awareness
- Surveillance Awareness
- Crime Awareness
- Use of helicopters
Hostile area Knowledge:
- Personal safety
- Weapon’s danger Awareness
- Minefield Awareness
- Mines and Unexploded Ordnance Awareness
- Improvised Explosive Device Awareness
- Personnel Protective Equipment
- Kidnap and Abduction Awareness
- Terrorist Attack Awareness
- Understanding conflict and Gender based violence
- The anger ladder
- The Attack Cycle
- De-escalation techniques
- Crowds and mobs
- Safety and evacuation
- Security forces responses
Fully immersive real-life scenarios.
What our clients say
Overall Excellent. This is gold standard stuff and the best you can get, short of being thrown into a hostile environment.
I found the HEAT training to go above and beyond my expectations. I have taken part in several different first aid and safety courses in different capacities, this one proved to me that until you are in a simulated environment you will never truly know how much you have learnt and how best to apply…
I took part in the last course run by Staff Defence and I can honestly say that even with 30 years+ experience of working in Hostile environments I still learnt so much from this course. The high levels of expertise and professionalism were excellent. Every professional should be made do this..
We have used Staff Defence for hostile environment training and self defence classes. Their courses are world-class and versatile, carried out by extremely experienced and professional trainers with deep knowledge of global and domestic security issues. The training has equipped us with the confidence to plan and carry out communications work in fragile states and…
We send a number of our staff, sometimes alone, to remote areas of the world, often making long journeys. Through their isolation they are potentially at risk of something untoward occurring. They do a good job for us and anything we can do to help ensure their safety during their travels is worthwhile. The course…