Hostile Environment Awareness Training

Our Hostile Environment Awareness Training equips individuals operating in risk theaters with essential tools to manage and reduce risks through theoretical and practical sessions with experienced instructors.

Trusted by International Media Organizations, NGOs and Security Companies

Preparing professionals for complex 
and challenging environments

The BLUESPEAR HEAT aims to improve participants’ comprehension of the challenging field requirements while working individually or as a team member within the context of an international organisation or institution as well as businesses and major corporations

Hear from our participants

Our participants come from a wide range of backgrounds and will conclude the HEAT training with a different perspective on the world and their own abilities. 

A Glance into Some of Our Topics

Our immersive HEAT programme comprises five (5) modules covering a wide range of topics
necessary to prepare professionals working in challenging environments to the best extent.

Situational Awareness

Acquire a better understanding of the various risks and dangerous situations.

Advanced Medical Training

Learn life-saving medical interventions such as casualty assessment, care under fire and management of catastrophic through realistic scenarios.

Kidnapping and Surviving Captivity

This scenario based topic is designed to provide the participants knowledge about the realities associated with the risk of abduction, the psychology of captors and how to cope with violence and psychological maltreatment.

Weapons and Explosives Awareness

Familiarize yourself with the characteristics of different types of weapons, mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), improvised explosive devices (IED).

Upcoming Training Dates

Our Hostile Environment Awareness Training courses are available every month of the year.
You can write to us to determine which date and training is suitable for you.

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Essential HEAT Training (3 Days)

The aim of the 3 day HEAT is to enhance the participants’ knowledge and comprehension of common threats and risks that they may encounter while deployed or travelling within hostile or challenging environments and how to apply mitigating strategies.

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Advanced HEAT Training (5 Days)

Our immersive Advanced HEAT programme is developed in line with the EU ENTRI guidelines to ensure the highest standards and comprises five (5) modules covering a wide range of topics necessary to prepare professionals working in challenging environments to the best extent.

How to Enroll for HEAT?

Our training specialist will help you from start to finish. You just need to let us know that you want to register.

Fill out the form

Please fill out the form on our page by entering your information. After submitting the form, our training expert will contact you within 24 hours. We would like to inform you that all the information you share with us will be kept confidential.

Talk to our Training Expert

Review the available training dates and programs with our training specialist. Our expert will answer all of your questions during this session.

Complete Registration

Once you complete the registration form, you will receive an invoice for payment. After payment is received, your registration will be secured.

Our Core Instructor Team

Bluespear has a wide pool of valuable instructors with specific expertise to reinforce the trainings when required.

Omer Tosun


Instructor Situational Awareness and Safety/Security

Joanie de Rijke


Instructor Kidnapping, Surviving Captivity & Stress Management

Jeffrey Heuninckx


Instructor Medical Training


Merel de Rijke


Trauma Psychologist & Monitoring the Well Being of the Participants