Travel Safety Courses

"Empowering your people through real world training"

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If you are traveling alone frequently or are considering doing so for the first time, whether it is for business or pleasure, our range of travel safety awareness courses is intended specifically for you.We know from years of experience that being on your own in an unknown place presents with its different challenges. This is exactly why we have designed our courses, based on real world experience, seen through the eyes of our seasoned instructors, so that they can give you the precise knowledge and skills to make your journey as safe as it can possibly be.

What you will learn

All our Travel Safety Courses will help you to easily identify potential dangers, how to avoid them, and how to remove yourself to a safe area as expediently as possible. After taking our Courses, the Delegates have told us how much more empowered and self-confident they feel travelling. especially when are on their own.

  • Remain Safe During Your Travels
  • Become Situationally Aware of Hostile Acts
  • Ensure a Safe Hotel Stay
  • Understand Dangers of Public & Personal Transport

If you refer to the Useful Links below, you will see each Course Outline, starting with a basic e-Learning Course, which can be studied at home, while our Course are designed to meet the specific requirements of different client groups over specified durations.

At Staff Defence, we remain visible and transparent regarding the fees of each Training Course, so that you know from the outset how much our Courses cost. Our Level 3 HEAT Course is a residential course, which includes day time refreshments and food in its price.The hotel that we recommend is close to our fully-equipped training venue and we even arrange transport to and from the hotel to the training venue for our Delegates. whichever Course you select, we are confident that you will be pleased you that you made decision to train with us at Staff Defence.

Do feel welcome to take a look at the background instructors (Link to Instructors’ Bios) before emailing or calling us, which is when we can discuss the courses in more detail to ensure we find the right one for you and/or for your company.

Travel Safe E-learning

Level: Online

Duration: 1 hour

Our travel safe e-learning course will prepare the individual for travelling to locations around the world with good medical medical facilities and a low to moderate crime rate . The course focuses on the current risks and threats the traveller may face, providing the necessary skills and principles required to stay safe. The course is geared to the lone and business personnel traveller.

Travel Safety Plus

Level: Residential or Onsite

Duration: 1 day

The travel safe awareness course prepares you for travelling to areas that require you to hold business meetings and social activities.

Female Travel Safe Awareness

Level: Residential or Onsite

Duration: 2 days

Course Designed to Empower Females to Travel Safely Anywhere Instructor-Led Presentations & Real-Life Role-Play scenarios


Level: Residential or Onsite

Duration: 2 days

Intended for Contractors Deployed Overseas to support UK Military Teaches Cultural & Regional Awareness Better Understanding of Military and Life on Deployment

CONDO Refresher

Level: Residential or Onsite

Duration: 1 day

Intended for Contractors Deployed Overseas to support UK Military Updated Understanding of Cultural, Regional and Military Areas on Deployment

Hostile Environment Awareness Training – HEAT

Level: Residential

Duration: 3 day

This course is based on Pre-course e-Learning, Instructor-led and Immersive (Role-Play Scenarios) Training Combined Theory and Practical

Hostile Environment Awareness Refresher Trg

Level: Residential

Duration: 1 day

Refreshes Skills Learnt During Initial HEAT Training Course
Updates Students on new challenges to be faced in hostile and/or sensitive environments

Frequently Asked Questions

“Our travel safety and HEAT instructors come from a background in the Royal Marines Commando and the British Army and have been specifically picked for their skills in their fields of excellence from years of experience of Operating and Living in hostile environment.”

“Our Trainers must all have, as a minimum, an accredited award in education and training, first aid at work or higher, and conflict management. They are also all DBS checked, with full insurance cover for their specific disciplines.”

“Contact us now, so that our Instructors can teach you how to stay safe.”

Our courses are held at our training venue in Onley, near Rugby in the East Midlands, where we can comfortably seat up to 30 Delegates per course.

Additionally, we have a training location in the USA.

However, depending on the type of course selected, we are very flexible and our Instructors can travel to a client’s venue, if that is more convenient for you. The only exception is our H.E.A.T. (Hostile Environments Awareness Training) Course, which must be conducted at our training venue, due to the course content and requirements.

Yes, we absolutely can! Before we deliver the course, we always discuss your specific requirements with you, ensure they are embedded into the course, and receive prior written confirmation that you are completely happy with the content of the course.

Prices vary depending on the course you are attending and any specific requirements that you may have. What you need to know is that our prices are some of the best you can find, which is why we encourage you to contact us to receive a full and competitive Quotation.

Yes. Each Instructor is fully DBS checked and possesses a current First Aid Certificate, together with full insurance within the disciplines they teach.

Yes, absolutely. Our Conflict Management courses are perfect for lone workers, since they teach priceless conflict management skills, together with the physical skills necessary to quickly de-escalate a conflict, and the best way to reach a safe area.