Saraji Group Training

Our training department is an integral part of our operations which delivers a range of training services.

We combine our on the ground experience and knowledge with the latest intelligence to ensure our training is relevant, efficient and effective. All of our instructors are highly experienced and possess the highest level of expertise and knowledge to provide you with the best training solutions. They have all been carefully selected and fully vetted, and all hold relevant security clearances. We work closely with each and every one of our clients to ensure the training you and your personnel receive is bespoke to your needs.

Saraji Group maintains a clearly stated commitment to take the best security practices and combine them with a business-focused and client-centric approach to security management. We specialise in turn-key solutions and when combined with our wider services, our training solutions maximise our clients ability to manage the risks and challenges of working in one of the world’s most volatile countries so they can grow and build their business to their full potential whilst protecting their staff and assets.

Saraji Group courses:

  • Have simple, clear and un-confusing delivery
  • The course content is flexible and can be tailored to your individual requirements
  • Are both theoretical and practical, taught through various methods, including lectures and classroom exercises, role play, outdoor exercises and discussion forums
  • The instructor to delegate ratio is kept to a minimum
  • All course content is regularly updated to ensure it is up to date and accurat
  • All course content is regularly updated to ensure it is up to date and accurate

Our training courses include:


Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) is crucial for anyone working, visiting or simply living in risk-associated, insecure or hostile environments. It provides you with the information and skills you need to operate safely and effectively in challenging and potentially volatile environments.

Saraji Group’s HEAT training course is designed to teach delegates to carry out detailed risk assessments of the environments in which they are working in so they can recognise and avoid any potential threats. Our instructors are all highly experienced in operating and surviving in extremely hostile our courses combine both practical and theoretical elements to ensure delegates are fully to deal with the unique, challenging and potentially dangerous situations they may face.

As an employer you have a responsibility and duty of care to ensure your staff have the necessary training to cope with potential challenges and risks. The MES course is created with all kinds of official ‘frontline’ organisations in mind; the media, listed charities, aid agencies, non-government organisations, oil & gas companies and Private Security Companies who have become aware of their legal liabilities and moral responsibilities for the duty of care of those working for them either as employees, contractors or as volunteers.

HEAT training courses fully prepares you to deal with the potential risks and threats whilst operating in hostile environments. The course typically takes place over two days in country covers the following:
• Pre-deployment requirements, Kit, Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Threat and Risk Mitigation
• Vehicle Preparation/Vehicle Safety & Security / Travel pattern analysis / Convoy Routines / Embus/Debus drill
• IED & Mine Awareness – Theory & Practical Demo’s (Ground Sign / Obvious VP’s)
• Map Reading – Spot Map Familiarisation and use
• Communications and Radio Procedures (including codewords & nicknumbers)
• Conflict Management & Resolution
• Dealing with Hostility & Civil Disturbance
• Surveillance Detection/Anti & Counter Surveillance
• Planning & Self Sufficiency in Transit
• Kidnap and Hostage Awareness
• Avoiding & Surviving Kidnap/Hostage Taking
• Reaction to Trauma & Medical Crisis
• Rules for the Use of Force & Graduated Response
• High Profile Intro to AK47 – Safe Weapon Handling Training


Defensive & Driver Safety Training

Driving and being driven in unfamiliar and potentially hostile environments is one of the greatest risks to personal safety. The aim of defensive driver training is to enable drivers and those being driven to be more aware of the potential dangers they may face out on the road whilst operating in such environments.

Saraji Groups’ defensive driver training equips delegates with the necessary skills to protect them and their passengers whilst out on the road. It teaches them to identify hazards, carry out the appropriate procedures and take appropriate action in the event of an incident.

Our team of instructors are carefully selected to ensure training is delivered by RoSPA accredited Diploma holders who, in addition to this qualification, hold extensive experience of driving in hostile environments.

The course typically takes place over 2 days in Iraq and covers the following:
• Roadworthiness and pre-driver checks
• Vehicle dynamics
• System of car control
• Urban/rural/dual-carriageway driving
• Forward and rear observation
• Use of signals
• Safety factors
• Operating  in many hostile locations throughout the world both in a military and civilian capacity.


Refresher Medic and CP training (Saraji Group’s induction programme)

This is the newly created training programme, being run for the second time since a successful launch back in June earlier this year, developed by Saraji Group and created for those looking to work in the security industry in Iraq. The programme is centred around Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) and upon successful completion of the course all attendees will be interviewed for employment with Saraji Group in support of our security projects in Iraq.

Saraji Group’s HEAT training course is designed to teach delegates how to carry out detailed risk assessments of the environment in which they are working in so they can recognise and avoid any potential threats. Our instructors are all highly experienced in operating and surviving in extremely hostile countries. Our course combines both practical and theoretical elements to ensure delegates are fully able to deal with the unique, challenging and potentially dangerous situations they may face in line with the high standards expected of a Saraji employee.

Outcomes on completion of the course are:
• Pre-deployment requirements, Kit, Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Threat and Risk Mitigation
• Vehicle Preparation/Vehicle Safety & Security / Travel pattern analysis / Convoy Routines / Embus/Debus drill
• IED & Mine Awareness – Theory & Practical Demo’s (Ground Sign / Obvious VP’s)
• Map Reading – Spot Map Familiarisation and use
• Communications and Radio Procedures (including codewords & nicknumbers)
• Conflict Management & Resolution
• Dealing with Hostility & Civil Disturbance
• Surveillance Detection/Anti & Counter Surveillance
• Planning & Self Sufficiency in Transit
• Kidnap and Hostage Awareness
• Avoiding & Surviving Kidnap/Hostage Taking
• Reaction to Trauma & Medical Crisis
• Rules for the Use of Force & Graduated Response
• High Profile Intro to AK47 – Safe Weapon Handling Training

Highfields Awarding Body Centre Courses

Saraji Group has been officialy accredited by Highfields Awarding Body Training Centre to provide the following training courses:

• Level 2 Award Security Guarding
• Level 2 Award Health & Safety
• Level 3 First Aid at Work (FPOS-I equivalent)
• Level 2 Award In Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF) (Tutor)
• Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) (Tutor)
• Level 2 International Award in Paediatric First Aid (Tutor)
• Level 2 International Award in Paediatric First Aid and Managing Illness & Injury (Tutor)
• Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF) (Tutor)
• Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) (Tutor)
• Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF) (Tutor)
• Level 2 International Award in Security Guarding (Tutor
• Level 3 International Award in Delivering Training (Tutor)

Registration Number: 14125


Get in touch: E: Info@Sarajigroup.com         T: +964 (0)780 918 8208