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HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS TRAINING (HEAT)


  • Cost: £1500 including transfers in Poland, accommodation and catering. Flights are not included.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Assessment: Continuous assessment and practical examinations
  • Qualification: SkyBridge Security Certificate

Additional info: This course is residential and held at a base in Poland allowing us to conduct training in highly realistic
settings with live ammunition.


Info for organisations: We are able to offer courses individually tailored according to the destination and operational
needs of your organisation. Such course can be taken either in Poland or in the UK (without live ammunition).
Please contact us for more information.

Tactical Firearms Training Provider

This course is designed to prepare individuals for hostile or hazardous environments. It will provide delegates with
the skills needed to identify and counteract potential threats and respond to various aspects of hostile and volatile environments. As weapons are prevalent in these environments, weapon familiarisation and basic firearms training (with live ammunition) are a vital part of the course.

Our HEAT programme is unique in Europe as it has been created by the personnel of three leading specialist units in the UK routinely operating in hostile environments:

  • The Special Air Service (SAS)
  • The Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR) – the only UK Special Forces unit employing female operatives
  • The Protection Command (incorporating SO1 Specialist Protection responsible for the personal protection of the      Prime Minister and other public officials under potential terrorist threat, SO14 Royalty Protection responsible for           the British Royal Family worldwide and SO6 Diplomatic Protection Group)

In line with the programme, our instructors are drawn from these units (including female operatives from the SRR), therefore offering our students unsurpassed level of instruction based on personal experiences.

Hostile Environment Awareness Training Providers (HEAT)

Here are just some of the subjects covered on our extensive course:

Awareness:

  • Cultural awareness
  • Situational awareness in hostile environments
  • Surveillance awareness
  • Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) awareness
  • Landmine awareness

Weapons:

  • Weapon awareness and recognition (Glocks, AK47, M4)
  • Weapon familiarisation and safety (NSPs)
  • Weapon training and basic shooting techniques, including load/unload, weapon stripping and cleaning, stoppage drills,
        single and double-handed shoot
  • Self-defence: blocks and strikes

Knowledge and skills for hostile environments:

  • Planning for deployment to volatile and hostile countries
  • Personal security and safety
  • Residential security
  • Hotel selection
  • Vehicle selection and preparation
  • Vehicle security procedures
  • Navigation skills, GPS and route planning
  • Communications
  • Medical packs, health and advanced first aid
  • Tracking devices

Advanced and survival skills:

  • Defensive driving
  • Accident and emergency response
  • Emergency & evacuation planning
  • Emergency equipment
  • Survival skills and equipment
  • Survival in extreme circumstances
  • K&R (Kidnap and ransom) hostage survival
  • Terrorism threat and terrorist modus operandi

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to speak to one of our course instructors.

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