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Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course table
Start date17 Apr 2023
End date21 Apr 2023
Time10:08 am BST |5:08 AM EDT
Provider 8Fold Capacity
LocationNairobi, Kenya
Type HEAT
Cost1800 USD
Booking URLhttps://www.eightfoldcapacity.com/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/4-hostile-environment-awareness-training-heat?Itemid=101
Description

The course

The course is targeted at professionals working in hostile environment. This may include humanitarian workers, those working in mining industry and oil and gas fields among others. The participants are imparted with skills and knowledge necessary to identify mitigate and respond appropriately to the threats they face in a changing and sometime violent environment. By sending participants to this course the employer also ensures that they not only meet moral and legislative responsibility but also ensure that the employees have the capacity to operate safely and securely in the work environment.

Objectives

The main objectives for the course are:
1. To increase the participants awareness of the many threats present in different environments and impart the necessary knowledge and skills to manage the risk posed by the threat.
2. To practice in safe but realistic environment response to various threats including crossfire, kidnap, hostile crowd, mines among others.

Who should attend?
Everyone who works in hostile environment or whose work may require travel to remote areas and those with uncertain security.

Methodology

The course will be conducted at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Nairobi, Kenya. HPSS is modern state of the art facility specializing in security and humanitarian related courses. The facility has an expansive compound that includes The Amani(peace) village that has specifically been built to facilitate simulation exercises. The school is also equipped with a medical center and a standby ambulance for any eventuality. A link to the school’s website is provided here http://www.ipstc.org/about-hpss.aspx.
The course is conducted by integrating both classroom activities among them group discussions, role plays, videos and outdoor simulation exercises. We ensure that we balance between gender, experience and other special needs when selecting the course facilitators. Our facilitation team is also trained to attend to the participants’ well-being during the exercise but there is always a psychologist on call if needed.

Contact phone number: +254 790 870 090.

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