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Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)


Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) is designed to prepare personnel who will be travelling to, or operating in, remote and challenging environments. This pioneering course builds upon comprehensive theoretical instruction, delivering generic safety procedures and country specific information. Training will provide learners with the opportunity to put theory
into practice during scenario training and assessment.

On completion of the course, individuals will be able to recognise and mitigate threats to their safety and security, enabling them to operate effectively and with confidence in a variety of environments.


  • Risk assessment & mitigation
  • Situation awareness
  • Weapons awareness
  • Armoured vehicles
  • Working with security teams
  • Types of ambush & cross over drills
  • Minefields awareness
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Equipment use and carriage
  • IED awareness
  • Reaction to mortars, rockets & small arms
  • Kidnap
  • Hostage survival techniques
  • Surveillance
  • Separation from security


QUALIFICATION: Iqarus certified and accredited.

COURSE DURATION: Iqarus offer a range of HEAT training solutions to suit our clients’ specific requirements:

The 2 day Introductory course provides those deploying to areas of low risk with the fundamentals of risk assessment and mitigation.

The 3 day Intermediate course provides those deploying to areas of potential risk with the knowledge required to work effectively with security teams, recognise and mitigate potential hazards. The intermediate course also provides practical training and experience in the management of casualties following any adverse incident.

The 5 day Advanced course provides those deploying in areas of known threat with extensive training and practical experience of the full range of potential hazards to health and life. Learners will gain practical experience in the recognition, mitigation, and management of threats from hostile activities, CBRN threats and environmental risks through practical exercises and guided discussion.

It is the nature of HEAT training that curricula must remain dynamic to address emergent threats and specific client requirements.

DELEGATE NUMBERS: A minimum of six delegates are required to attend the course.

£966 is the price for the standard 3-day course. For more prices and information on the 2 and 5-day courses, please get in touch.

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Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) is suitable for those who are likely to find themselves in harm’s way, either through natural hazards, climatic extremes or delayed evacuation, or as a result of deliberate hostile action.

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