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How can you prepare yourself for dangerous situations?
During this HEAT training you learn and practice the skills needed to operate safely in high & extreme risk areas.

Regular personal feedback is given to enhance your personal learning in a safe learning environment. After completion of the course you will be able to handle extreme situations with self-confidence.

Practice through hyper-realistic simulations
The course methods are based on role playing, hyper-realistic simulations and a continuous storyline. You will be submersed in a scenario for four days. The course is situated in a war-torn village on a professional exercise centre.

You will be part of a team that will assess a crisis situation in a foreign country. The scenario starts a soon as you arrive at the course location and ends after four days.

Theory and practical learning are combined with situation updates that will require action from your team.

You will travel to several locations and will be confronted with ethical dilemmas, hostile situations and constant pressure due to insecurity.

Modules:

  • Hibernation/ Relocation/ Evacuation
  • Security Awarenes
  • Personal Survival and Mental Welfare
  • Medical Accident Control
  • Stress and Trauma
  • Dealing with Aggression
  • Gender Specific Risks
  • Hostage Situations
  • Field Safety Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Dynamics
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Grab-bag
  • Map Reading: Compass & GPS
  • Ammunition and Weapon Awareness
  • Convoy Travel Security
  • Simulations
  • Field Exercise

Safe learning environment
A safe learning environment is maintained at all times during the course. Your personal safety and well-being are our primary concern.

There are more than 20 different trainers and actors involved in this course. There are always professionals present for supervision and to offer advice.

Before and during the course, you can share prior experiences with the trainers. They can discreetly adapt the course for you to make sure this will be the best and safest learning experience you ever had.

And if you need extra personal guidance, we will make time for it.

Your own medical kit and instruction cards
During the course you will receive a medical emergency kit (value € 99,-) to take along on your next missions.

The content of the kit is specially selected for remote areas without nearby proper medical facilities. During the Medical Accident Control module you will be taught how to use these medical materials.

You will also receive instruction cards. On these waterproof and compact information cards you will find the summery of the most important modules of the HEAT course.

You can carry these cards with you on your mission and use them as a quick reminder in case the need arises.

Further information
Language: English
Duration: 4 days, including three evening programs
Venue: Soesterberg, the Netherlands
Certification: on completion of the course you will receive a certificate

Costs
For more information about the costs of the course please click here

Contact

Please feel free to contact us for more information.