Hostile Environment Awareness Training & Medical Training

Soteria Risk Training are the perfect partners to deliver security, safety and medical training for your overseas missions to hostile complex environments.
We support NGOs, students, researchers, corporates and journalists to mitigate risk and implement robust threat prevention measures.  We are a learner centered, personable team of security professionals who use a unique style of scenario training to empower teams and support organisations to fulfil their corporate duty of care. 


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Our trainers have specialist medical, communications, intelligence and operations management experience and have had impressive careers in the military, British Police, Ambulance Service, NHS and Mountain Rescue. 

Base Camp

Base camp is our exciting, private residential training centre, set in the easily accessible but remote area of southern Scotland, with access to an array of challenging natural environments.

Our site is adaptable, diverse & most scenarios and hazards can be recreated in our simulation courtyard & redundant buildings.

Lunch is provided in our beautiful dining room with log fire and in the summer we often have a BBQ and fire pit. 

Learner Family

The learner is very much at the heart of ourtraining and classes are friendly, supportive anninformative.

Each course has a course host, with a psychology qualification to ensure that everyone gets the best from their course.


"Informative, exciting approach to training, we thoroughly enjoyed this FREC course! Not just dull chalk and talk and our trainer was really experienced. The centre was the perfect location for the moulages, simply fantastic facilities. Much appreciated from all our team."

Rob Laurie - Capital Ltd

"Excellent course & excellent trainers" 

Aidan - FREC 3 August 2021

"Facilities and quality teaching is beyond reproach. Stunning location and all very welcoming". 

Baz - FREC 3 - August 2021

"Training facilities are just fantastic and the scenarios realistic and testing. Good equipment and perfect mix of practicle and theory". 

Carl Domlow - CP operative 

"Brilliant loved every minute of this course. Great teaching methods, fantastic scenarios. Will definitely recommend. See you in three years" 

Matt - FREC 3 - Confined Space Rescuer 

"A great centre with enthusiastic staff that go the extra mile. Scenarios were really well executed and realistic. I won't go anywhere else to train now".

Michael  - FREC 3 - Event medic 

"A fantastic week of training. Great set up and realistic training". 

Ian - Confined Space Rescuer - FREC 3 

"I participated in a small introduction to the H.E.A.T course and loved it. During the course I struggled with a particular exercise and the staff were completely patient as they explained further with no signs of frustration. Class lessons were informative, engaging and fun as the presentation felt like a conversation really drawing each student to have their own input. The staff themselves were lovely to talk to and super friendly. Once an exercise involving a scenario began the staff were switched on, bringing each scenario to life with unmatched professionalism. Would 100% recommend Soteria Risk".

William Ras - HEAT  Course - NGO 

"A fantastic training company with real credibility due to the experience of all the trainers. On top of that, one of the best training sites I have ever seen in terms of outdoor space & facilities making the training extremely immersive. I would definitely recommend anyone looking for First Aid, Trauma Training or HEAT military style courses to come and experience this veteran led company!!"

Danny Ambler - ATACC Group 

"Had such a great experience with these guys. Couldn't recommend them enough. My team and I experienced a mini H.E.A.T course and it did not disappoint. The team are full of information, enthusiasm & encouragement. Fantastic location also. A brilliant time was had by all". 

Hazel - HEAT - NGO

"The course was run very well with the right amount of time carried out in the classroom on theory and on the practical in the amazing training area and beautiful setting. The instructor, Karen delivered all lessons at the right pace and professionally whilst sharing her knowledge and experience which I learnt a lot from".
Hannah Whittingham - Close Protection Operative