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Hostile Environment Readiness Training for Team Leaders

Team Leader Training for Personnel Operating in High-Threat Environments
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Our 2-day HERT Team Leader Course has been designed for Military Personnel Team Leaders and Supervisors, Volunteer Team Leaders, or Managers from the various ‘Frontline’ International NGOs, Charity Organisations, Media Staff and Professionals, Financial Institutions, Oil, Gas & Utilities Workers whom are managing others operating within austere, or high-threat environments.
  • SPG’s Hostile Environment Readiness Training (HERT) Package

    The most advanced and comprehensive Hostile Environment Readiness Training (HERT) Package of its type. Aimed at providing clients with a structured, progressive training programme, Special Projects Group have developed their HERT Programme to cover both a foundation-level, 3-Day Team Member and an Advanced, 2-Day Team Leader course. Designed and written by former Elite Military Unit Operators (Royal Marines Commandos / SFSG), HECPO Team Leaders, and Security Project Managers, the HERT Programme prepares the delegates to effectively live and work in medium, to high-threat, or austere environments.

    About The HERT for Team Leaders Course

    Written and designed by Close Protection Specialists possessing many years combined tactical training and operational experience in high-threat environments such as Iraq, Afghanistan and SE Asia, and former members of the Elite British Royal Marines Commandos and Special Forces Support Group [SFSG]. The course focuses on subjects related to critical subject matter with regards to the managing, planning and maintaining key elements within the Protective Effort, threat and action of kidnap and associated areas of targeting indication, as well as surveillance recognition, mitigation, and associated countermeasures. The training covers key subject matter and areas associated with the management and welfare of team members, as well as the elements associated with task planning, maintaining the protective effort, and the safety and security of personnel.

    Course Information Pack

    A Course Information Pack will be sent to course delegates once they have been booked onto a course and payment made in full. This will detail instructions for joining the course, expectations of behaviour during your time with us at Altcar Training Camp, kit list, ’72-Hour Bag’ details, and a course timetable.

    HERT for Team Leaders Course Training Environment

    The HERT-TL Course is instructed on-site at Altcar Training Camp, near Merseyside, UK. This is an active UK Military Training Camp, with hundreds of acres of training areas including live-fire ranges, classrooms, accommodation and offices. Course Delegates will be exposed to both a classroom-instructed and outdoor (activities) managed course, with accommodation and meals provided.

    Who The HERT for Team Leaders Course Is Aimed At

    The course is aimed at personnel acting as Team Leaders or Managers of a team who may find themselves living and working in hostile, or high-threat environments anywhere in the world.

    Available Course Dates for 2024

    The dates below are available for delegates to choose from once they click on the ‘Buy Now’ button located at the top or bottom of this page. You will then be directed to our online Strategic Partner VIRSEC Ltd, where you can select the date (session) and make payment for your course. If you prefer to book via an alternative method, or to make group bookings, please email us at [email protected] and one of our team will contact you.

    • 21st – 22nd March 2024
    • 25th – 26th April 2024
    • 30th – 31st May 2024
    • 27th to 28th June 2024
    • 18th – 19th July 2024
    • 15th – 16th August 2024
    • 26th – 27th September 2024
    • 24th – 25th October 2024
    • 28th – 29th November 2024
    • 12th – 13th December 2024

    Training Venue

    The course will be held at the following address:

    Altcar Training Camp
    L38 7JE

    NOTE: A detailed Course Joining Pack will be emailed to you in advance of your course.

    Pre-Requisites of Attendance

    You must have attended and completed the 3-Day HERT for Team Members Course with Special Projects Group before you may attend this course.