HEAT course (2022 dates)

We’re pleased to announce dates for the Hazardous Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) for 2022!

As part of your professional development, would you like to attend our upcoming Hazardous Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course? We have spaces available in March, April, May and June. You can view the dates and apply to attend here.  

The HEAT course not only helps to prepare you for conflict zones and hazardous environments but also for the unexpected, and seemingly benign environments.

In 2017, Manchester UK, was shook by the Manchester Arena bombing and Manchester based clinicians who had attended UK-Med training said that they felt better prepared because of it.   

On a deployment, hazards can be encountered in many ways, and in the moment, when you need to think most clearly, having the building blocks of how to respond safely, can make the difference to your safety and the safety of those around you. The HEAT course provides participants with the required know how and skills to deal with real time threats.  

It aids in flexible thinking around potential hazards, as you work through various scenarios, you can see different perspectives and consider different potential outcomes; Working through the self-directed material and attending the three 1-hour live sessions enables you to do this in the safety of your own home.  

In addition, you will receive 13 CPD points.

Training structure

Participants will be invited to complete five online modules before reviewing what they have learnt with others in a live online session. The session will be led by a safety and security expert from our HEAT training provider, Safer Edge. This is repeated for a total of three times.  

In total, the training consists of 15 online modules and three one-hour live zoom sessions. Those based in the UK will have the opportunity to attend a one day in person simulation.  

Time commitment  

In addition to attending the three 1-hour sessions, participants will need to commit to completing 5-7 hours of self-directed online study, to complete all of the modules in time for each of the live one-hour session with the trainer.  

Please note that whilst it is worth considering taking study leave due to the time commitment required, UK-Med is not able to cover any associated costs.

Apply to attend here >