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Hostile Environment Training (HET) - UK

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Hostile Environment Training (HET) / Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) Courses (3-days)

As seen on ReliefWeb, our courses are designed for those travelling to and working in difficult, remote or challenging locations, low-intensity conflict and high crime areas as well as areas where there is a high threat of terrorism. 

All courses, either residential (recommended) or non-residential, are held over 3 days at our excellent training facility Easthampstead Park Conference Centre near Bracknell in the south of England.

We specialise in making training courses as realistic as possible. We plan for the worst possible scenario to ensure that you are fully prepared to deal with any challenges that you may face in a hostile or unfamiliar environment. 

Subjects include amongst others

  • Planning
  • Journey Management 
  • Conflict Management -
  • Personal security and Dis-engagement Skills
  • Cultural considerations
  • Demonstrations
  • Abduction / hostage situations
  • High impact crimes
  • Weapon Awareness
  • Mines / IEDs / UXOs
  • Medical training (EFAW) and remote trauma
  • Health & Hygiene in Natural Disasters

Take a look here for a snapshot of one of our courses previously run for the media.

2018 dates for your diary NEXT COURSE AUGUST

  • Course 07 - 13-15 August
  • Course 08 - 03-05 September
  • Course 09 - 08-10 October
  • Course 10 - 19-21 November
  • Course 11 - 03-05 December

All courses run from Monday till Wednesday and include Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certification. We also offer a modular course, whereby you can add subjects and days.

We also recommed you check-in on the Sunday evening, ready to go for the start of the course on Monday.

If you wish us to run a Hostile Environment Training (HET) Course  specifically for your organisation please contact us on info@rpspartnership.com for more information and a comprehensive quotation/proposal.


Just off M4, junc 10 – good rail links from Central London, near Bracknell, Berkshire

Why us?

We have a diverse and unique team of male and female trainers who not only have many years of experience, but who are still travelling to hostile regions and providing security advice to our clients.

We train journalists, NGOs and executives to travel to the remote and difficult places in the world. Our trainers bring a wealth of up to date experiences into the learning environment and we share real-time experiences and advice with you.

All RPS Partnership consultants are qualified trainers and hold nationally recognised training qualifications.

What certification will you get at the end?

RPS Partnership attendance certificate, which you can provide as evidence for the risk assessment process as well as for insurance companies. It may well lower your insurance premiums. 

An Emergency First-Aid at Work (EFAW) medical certificate, which is valid for 3 years.

Contact us info@rpspartnership.com for queries and to know more. Be good to hear from you.

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