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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 are residential and 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 and Hygiene in Natural Disasters

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

2019 Course Dates

All our courses in 2019 start on the first Monday of every month. If you have a group and want another date, please contact us.

  • Course 10 - 07-09 October
  • Course 11 - 04-06 November

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.


Easthampstead Park Conference Centre just off the A329 (M), M4 junction 10 – good rail links from Central London, near Bracknell, Berkshire

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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?

RPS Partnership Certificate of Attendance - you can provide as evidence for the risk assessment process as well as for insurance companies. It may well lower your insurance premiums

Emergency First-Aid at Work (EFAW)Certificate - valid for 3 years and accredited by AID Training (UK)

More Information?

Contact us info@rpspartnership.com for more information. Be good to hear from you

Photo: Training on our June course, Bracknell, England

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