Hazardous Environment Training

Product code: SE1502


Delivery method

Delivery method




5 days




Other Government Department Employee




A Standard First Aid course with CPR Level C and AED taken within the past three years is a pre-requisite to participate in this training. Participants must first register to the Hazardous Environment Training before enrolling for a First Aid course.

The course intends to develop or enhance employees' and families' ability to remain safe while mitigating risks associated with potential personal security threat situations related to terrorism, armed conflict, civil unrest, and high levels of criminality.

Participants must first register to the Hazardous Environment Training before enrolling for a First Aid course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify impacts of fear induced stress and use appropriate strategies to react
  • identify potential threats related to terrorism, armed conflict, civil unrest and violent criminality and use relevant techniques to mitigate risks
  • apply enhanced first aid techniques in difficult situations
  • use radio-communication device, techniques and language to effectively report an incident
  • apply captivity avoidance and recovery techniques
  • recognize the capacity and impacts of various weapons and identify how to take cover
  • use techniques to manage checkpoints that are safe and appropriate for the context

Notes: For Global Affairs employees, consult the course information page. (accessible only on the Departmental network)

For Government of Canada employees, contact Personalsecuritytraining.CET@international.gc.ca to determine eligibility and registration procedures for themselves and their spouse or partner.

Upcoming sessions

April 8-12, 2024 (English)

April 22-26, 2024 (English)

May 6-10, 2024 (English)

May 13-17, 2024 (English)

June 3-7, 2024 (French)

June 10-14, 2024 (English)

June 17-21, 2024 (English)

July 8-12, 2024 (English)

July 15-19, 2024 (French)

July 22-26, 2024 (English)

August 12-16, 2024 (English)

August 19-23, 2024 (English)

September 9-13, 2024 (French)

September 23-27, 2024 (English)

October 7-11, 2024 (English)

November 4-8, 2024 (English)

December 2-6, 2024 (English)

January 13-17, 2025 (French)

January 27-31, 2025 (English)

February 10-14, 2025 (English)

March 3-7, 2025 (English)


Legacy course code: 00012485

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Date modified: 2022-07-11