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Hazardous Environment Awareness training (HEAT)

Hazardous Environment Awareness training (HEAT) table
Start date31 May 2021
End date3 Jun 2021
Provider Danish Refugee Council
LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
Type Personal
Cost2200 USD
Booking URLhttps://drc.ngo/our-work/resources/heat-and-re-heat/
Description

HEAT’s overall objective is to prepare participants to independently manage their own safety before, during and after deployment to an unfamiliar hazardous environment that has a substantial, high, or extreme Safety level.

The course prepares the participants to understand and react to safety and security concerns in hostile and/or hazardous environments. Participants will be trained to recognise and avoid potential threats and respond appropriately.

Participants will be trained to recognise and mitigate potential threats and respond appropriately to various safety incidents. During the HEAT course participants will learn techniques on how to take control of chaos through classroom sessions, practical exercises and live scenarios.

The course is designed for participants with a wide range of backgrounds and occupations, and with hostile environment experience ranging from none to significant. The course certification is valid for three years globally.

Course elements:

  • Mental Health and Well being
  • Safety Risk Management System (SRMS)
  • Personal Safety – Mitigation and Response to Threats
  • Safety Management Tools
  • Radio and Phone Communications
  • Travel, Convoy & Vehicle Safety
  • Driving in Hostile Environments
  • Coping with Capture
  • Mental Health and Well being
  • Negotiation and Humanitarian Access
  • Mine and UXO Awareness
  • Introduction to Trauma Management

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