Hostile Environment Awareness Training Courses

South Florida US, Greece & Serbia


Over the years we have interacted with many journalists, corporate and NGO personnel who routinely work in hazardous and hostile environments. Over 1100 journalists alone have been killed since 1992 and a lot others assaulted, wounded, kidnapped and imprisoned. We have many years of international travel, operational experience in potentially hostile environments and are aware of the problems that can occur; not only the issues of terrorism but the threats from medical emergencies, petty crime, false arrest and natural disasters etc.

Our Hostile Environment Awareness Training is applicable to journalists, media crews, NGO staff and those doing business in potentially unstable and hazardous locations, such as entrepreneurs, oil and gas or mining personnel and corporate attorney's.


5-Day Hostile Environment Awareness Training Courses


Our intensive 5-day kidnap prevention & hostile environment training courses teach the essential skills required to safely travel and work potentially dangerous locations be it high crime inner city housing projects or third world war zones. What we teach is experienced based and due to our vast experience we understand the problems that can occur and can train you to formulate contingencies to avoid or deal with the potential problems. Our courses cover :


  • Planning & preparation

  • Travel security

  • Residential & hotel security

  • Secure movements within a hostile environment

  • Working in an hostile environment

  • Emergency & crisis response

  • Tactical first aid

  • Firearms familiarization


Hostile Environment Awareness Training In South Florida

Public Course Fee: $2250.00 per, person.

Private Individual Course Fee: $4750.00

Hostile Environment Awareness Training Belgrade, Serbia & Athens, Greece

Public Course Fee: €1800.00 per, person.

Private Individual Course Fee: €3600.00


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The fee for our Hostile Environment Training Course in Iraqi Kurdistan includes transport within Iraqi Kurdistan, food, accommodation and course materials.  We can organize custom and individual courses if required, let us know your requirements.


We also provide a full range of hostile environment services and have a network of contacts and instructors who have operated throughout Latin America, Europe, Africa and MENA including Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia and Nigeria. Our services include:


  • Security & travel assessment services

  • Contingency planning services

  • Security advisors

  • Trouble shooting services

  • Facilitating assignments and stories

  • Local media services


We have training locations in U.S., Europe, Middle East and we can send instructors to your locations. Let us know your requirements and we will let you know how we can help you achieve your objectives.



Abuja, Athens, Caracas, Belgrade, London, Mexico City, Miami, Sulaymaniyah, Victoria


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