Kidnap Awareness & Avoidance

Lloyd Figgins Ltd. - Hostile Environments Courses

Kidnap Awareness & Avoidance Course

This course is designed to increase awareness of the threat of kidnapping and therefore to reduce the chances of being abducted.

It examines the increase in kidnapping cases and the different methodologies used by kidnappers, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls.

The course is  delivered by experts in this field, who also consult for the UK government and the FBI.

Course Content Includes:

  • Types of kidnap
  • Anatomy of a kidnap
  • Reducing your profile
  • Recognising if you are a target
  • Avoiding becoming a target
  • Identifying choke points
  • Utilising OPSEC
  • Employing situational awareness
  • Surveillance detection methods
  • How to behave if you are kidnapped
  • The hostage negotiation process
  • Coping in captivity
  • The aftermath of a kidnap
  • Specialist services available
  • Return & recovery
  • Common misconceptions

An essential course

This one day course uses case studies and practical exercises to highlight the threat of kidnap posed to travellers. It provides delegates with the critical awareness necessary to identify risk areas and how to minimise the kidnap threat.

The course also explores what happens during a kidnapping and the behind the scenes work that goes on during a hostage situation. It has been designed, and is delivered, by experts who have dealt with over 600 kidnaps globally. This is an essential course for anyone travelling or working overseas.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone who travels to areas where there’s a risk of kidnap.

It’s ideal for business travellers, journalists, NGO’s security operatives, H&S managers and those travelling off the beaten track, or to regions where the crime of kidnap poses a genuine threat.

We understand that mitigating risk is a vital part of  operating overseas, as well as the importance of protecting your interests to allow you to fulfil your duty of care commitments

What's Covered in the Course?

The course is designed to increase awareness of the threat of kidnapping and therefore to reduce the chances of being abducted.

It examines the increase in kidnapping cases and the different methodologies used by kidnappers, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls.

Content includes;

  • Types of kidnap
  • The anatomy of a kidnap
  • Reducing your profile
  • Avoiding becoming a target
  • Identifying choke points
  • Utilising OPSEC
  • How to cope in captivity
  • The hostage negotiation process
  • Return & recovery
  • The aftermath of a kidnap

Plus many other subjects which will help protect you and your team.

When & Where?

Our next course takes place on Thursday 27th October 2016. The course will take place at our training base at Eynsham Hall nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside.

Surrounded by over 3,000 acres of rolling parklands, the Hall provides a discreet training venue, only minutes from the centre of Oxford.

For full details on the venue please visit the Eynsham Hall website.

Full directions to the venue can be found here.

How To Book Your Place

This one day course is extremely good value at £600 +VAT. You will be sent full joining instructions once you have booked your place. Places are limited and much sought after, so don’t delay.

To book your place, just send us an email or call us on +44 (0) 333 939 0024 and our team will be happy to assist you.

Special Offer  – The first 8 people to book a place will receive a complimentary signed copy of Looking for Lemons – A Travel Survival Guide, which is packed full of adventure stories and contains plenty of travel safety and security advice, including a chapter on kidnap avoidance.

Kidnap Awareness & Avoidance Course

Duration:

 1 day course

Next Course:

Call us on 0333 939 0024 to book your place or email us on info@lflglobalrisk.com

Venue:

 Worldwide