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Security for Frequent Travellers

This course provides an overview of the main threats and risk reduction measures for staff travelling to medium risk environments. This course is ideal for those based at HQ or regional hubs with frequent field trips. This course is ideal for staff working with partner organisations, frequent travellers, researchers and consultants. Please note this course is NOT equivalent to HEAT training.


Dates: July 9th - 11th 2018

Duration: 3 Days

Cost: £550 per person (ex VAT)

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire

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The Aim of this course

To prepare staff with the security and first aid skills they need to reduce risk when travelling to the field, by highlighting the most prevalent threats and risk reductions measures, and giving an overview of key precautions to take, and what provisions should be made by the agency.


Key Learning Objectives for this course

By the end of the training participants should be able to:

  • Understand situational awareness to assess specific situations and take appropriate action
  • Understand what threat and vulnerability mean, and how to assess real or perceived risk and apply personal risk assessment and risk reduction measures
  • Able to assess situation-specific security risks to make more informed decisions on how to best reduce risk exposure and minimize the potential impact
  • Understand the how individual and organisational identity and context-specific presence, programming and operational habits and behaviour impact on vulnerability
  • Develop of one’s personal strengths, weaknesses, behavioural habits and attitudes and how these impact on security
  • Understand the most relevant security concepts and terminology to enable a common understanding of security
  • Understand how to identify, analyse and interact with stakeholders and actors who might influence security and programs
  • Be equipped with the first aid skills and knowledge to react appropriately, preserving life in a range of injuries
  • Understand and develop skills for different communication technologies and relevant security considerations for effective communications
  • Understand sexual aggression and how to reduce risk of this threat including awareness of risk, prevention and response and how this differs for different demographics
  • Understand key measures for hotel security
  • Understand, recognize and manage different types of stress and how to cultivate personal and team resilience
  • Awareness of different criminal threats and good practice in prevention and response
  • Understand how to prepare before travel and deployments, and considerations during travel
  • Understand vehicle and travel safety including how to prevent and respond in vehicle related incidents
  • Aware of and able to respond to the following situation specific security risks
    • Indirect and Direct Fire, Shelling and Weapons
    • Crowds, Mobs and Demonstrations
    • Kidnapping, Abduction and Hostage Taking
    • Interrogation, Detention and Arrest
    • Hostile Checkpoints.

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