HEFAC - Hostile Environment and First Aid Course
In the current global climate a hostile environment could be anything from a country experiencing civil unrest or war to a natural disaster and journalists and aid workers are still expected to operate in these harsh conditions if they are to help those affected.
This three day course is designed to emphasise to all media and aid workers or anyone living and working in hostile regions both at home and abroad just how vital it is to consider not only theirs but their colleagues safety if they are to carry out their work professionally.
IS IT FOR YOU
The Blue Dot Hostile Environment and First Aid Course (HEFAC) is aimed specifically at journalists, media workers and aid workers as an introduction to working in volatile areas and an insight into how to operate effectively and professionally whilst living in these harsh conditions.
This hard-hitting 3-day training course will provide a wide range of life saving skills and includes modules on personal safety, first aid including CPR, kidnap and ambush avoidance and digital security; this training will be put into practice with realistic scenario based exercises.
The instructors delivering this course are media workers and former military personnel with associated civilian teaching qualifications and current relevant experience of living and working in hostile environments.
On completion of the course you will be better prepared to operate effectively in hostile environments, develop strategies to assess and mitigate personal risk, deal effectively and safely with life threatening situations and administer potentially lifesaving first aid.
These courses can be tailored to your specific requirements and group size and are available at locations throughout the UK.
Please contact us if you require more information or if you would like to book.