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  • Cost: £800 including transfers in Poland, accommodation and catering. Flights are not included.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Qualification: SkyBridge Security Certificate

Additional info:This course is an extended version of Basic Travel Awareness in Hostile Environments. It is residential and held at a base in Poland allowing us to conduct training in highly realistic settings. Additionally, it features training on weapon familiarisation - an essential element due to weapons being prevalent in hostile environments.

Important note: This course does not involve advanced weapon training or self-defence training. If you require hostile environment weapon training, please refer to our HEAT course.

Info for organisations: We are able to offer courses individually tailored according to the destination and operational needs of your organisation. Such course can be taken either in Poland or in the UK. Please contact us for more information.

Travel Awareness In Hostile Environments

When travelling to hostile environments, many risks can be minimised through enhanced personal security awareness. This course is designed to prepare individuals for travel in hostile or hazardous environments. It will provide delegates with skills needed to identify and counteract potential threats of hostile and volatile environments.

Our interactive courses are designed and instructed by former UK Special Forces, police and rescue teams personnel who have operated across the globe for many decades. Our aim is to give you first-hand advice on keeping safe.

Personal and Travel Security Awareness


  • Cultural awareness
  • Situational awareness in hostile environments
  • Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) awareness
  • Landmine awareness
  • Conflict management/resolution

Weapon familiarisation:

  • Weapon awareness and recognition (Glocks, AK47, assault rifles M4)
  • Basic weapon familiarisation and safety (NSPs)

Basic knowledge and skills for hostile environments:

  • Planning for deployment to volatile and hostile countries
  • Personal security and safety
  • Residential selection and security (hotels, offices, rental accommodation)
  • Vehicle selection and preparation
  • Map reading and compass skills
  • Communications
  • Medical packs, health and advanced first aid (including defibrillation and oxygen therapy)

Advanced and survival skills:

  • Emergency equipment
  • K&R (Kidnap and Ransom) hostage survival – interactive study incorporating lectures, case studies, and role play

Our aim is for you to achieve such a high level of personal security awareness that it will become your guardian wherever you go.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to speak to one of our course instructors.

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