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Africa is a continent in conflict and you need to equip your staff with the necessary skills set to survive and thrive. Demonstrate your duty of care and put them on our three-day Hostile Environment Awareness Training (H.E.A.T.) course.

To speak of Africa as a single entity can be confusing. The continent is the sum total of 55 countries, more than 30 000 ethnic groups and nearly a billion consumers. If Africa were a single country, it would have more than $ 1 trillion total gross national income and would be the 10th largest economy in the world. Yet, despite such business opportunities, Africa today is plagued by a host of difficulties and challenges.

Although corruption is endemic, wars and lawlessness prevalent and natural disasters commonplace, Africa is a land of opportunity. Despite these challenges, the continent is attracting high levels of foreign direct investment and capital expenditure. Asian governments and companies have long since recognised the profits to be made and you should be following suit. How you exploit these opportunities depends on how well trained and equipped your staff is to operate with confidence in such hostile environments.

Whilst some companies have chosen to deploy close protection teams to shadow their executives when travelling to African countries, such a strategy is rarely extended to key personnel and others conducting business on behalf of their companies on a regular basis. The alternative is to give your staff specific survival training and empower them with self-reliant skills.

To address this need, we provide a three-day Hostile Environment Awareness Training (H.E.A.T.) course which equips your personnel with the self-reliance necessary to operate in hostile environments with confidence. Specifically, our H.E.A.T. course provides your personnel with the knowledge and skills set to take responsibility for their circumstances when travelling to, and operating in, any of Africa’s hostile environments.

By attending our three-day course in Cape Town or other African cities, your personnel will receive training in the following lifesaving disciplines:

  • Psychology of survival – to develop mental resilience
  • Preparedness – to be equipped for all contingencies
  • Range work – to know how to fight back
  • Emergency medicine – to save lives and minimise shock
  • Technical countermeasures – to ensure the integrity of their communications
  • Survival exercises – to develop practical experience
  • Demonstrate your duty of care by scheduling a H.E.A.T. course today.

For more information on our HEAT courses visit our website or request a HEAT datasheet from the form to the right.

H.E.A.T Data Sheet Request Form