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Date(s) - 03/12/2019 - 05/12/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Belfast Ireland


Sanctuary Security Consulting

For individuals and organisations travelling to countries where there is a medium to high level security risk, we offer a one and two-day modular Hostile Environment Awareness Training course (HEAT) that includes the subjects below. This course provides peace of mind for the traveller and their family, the sending organisation, plus protects against potential litigation and reputational damage. The course is of value to those going on short-term mission trips or intending to serve long-term overseas.

Day 1

Personal Safety Foundation including when on foot, in a vehicle or residence/hotel

Advise on useful and inexpensive safety equipment to bring with you

Situation awareness and spotting hostile watchers

Self-defence and breakaway techniques

Tactical driving and parking

Negotiating Vehicle Checkpoints safely

Dealing with a Road Traffic Collision and Safe Casualty Extraction

Ballistic Awareness demonstrating what is cover from Gunfire and cover from View

Surviving a Grenade attack or thrown Improvised Explosive Device

Surviving an Active shooter, Stabber or Suicide Attack

Day 2


Dealing with official detention by government forces

Dealing with questioning and interrogation

Kidnap prevention and survival covering release, rescue and escape

The courses involve classroom, PPT, videos, demonstrations, role-play and outdoor exercises. Delegates have the option to attend the first day or both days depending on their needs.

To attend the first day the cost will be £200 (Sterling) and to attend both days £300.

If you have no medical skills we suggest an additional one-day of First Aid training, creating a Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) course.

During the third day we cover the following subjects:

Primary and Secondary Survey

Safe Airway Position

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Dealing with Stabbing and Gunshot Wounds and Blast Injuries

Bandaging and the use of haemostatic agents

Use of a Tourniquets and Chest Seals

Improvised carries and drags of injured persons

The contents of a First Aid kit

We provide Resusci Annes, practice bandages, tourniquets, fake blood and wounds to make the training realistic. For those who just wish to attend the one day First Aid course the cost will be £150.

The cost for the full three-day HEFAT course is £400

Included within the price is the use of all instructional equipment, lunch, coffee, tea and biscuits. Delegates will receive a Certificate of attendance listing the subjects they covered. The training venue is in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, 15 miles from Belfast. We can provide a list of suitable guesthouses and hotels nearby. If delegates are flying from outside Northern Ireland, the closest airport is Belfast City George Best. Easyjet flights land in Belfast International.

The dates of the courses are 3-5 December 2019.

Please pay through BACS or direct bank transfer using the following information.

ACCOUNT# 23098633                      Sort code 09-01-27

Registration is considered complete upon filling out the event form and submission of payment. Please list your name and course for with the payment.


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Ticket for one attendee for the 3 - 5 December
Ticket for one attendee for the 3 - 4 December
1st day hostile awareness foundations
Single day of training on 3 December
First Aid
One ticket for 5 December 2019