The Forge

A training facility encompassing all Defensive, Tactical & First Aid modules, head quartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

Lateral Solutions’ training facility, known as THE FORGE, is currently head quartered in Cape Town, South Africa.
At THE FORGE we craft a unique level of instruction blended from real world experience and partnerships with internationally recognised subject matter experts.

Catering to individuals, corporates and government sector clients, THE FORGE aims to empower students with quality instruction incorporating both local and Internationally accredited training courses, alongside customised training solutions to address individual client requirements.

THE FORGE provides a sensible and affordable mix of specialised security training courses together with first responder medical training.

Whilst THE FORGE prides itself with quality hard skills instruction incorporating CQB, tactical firearms training and effective self defence,
Focus is also applied to much needed soft skills.

Please contact us to discuss your training requirements!

Security Training:

  • Close Protection (counter surveillance & tactical overwatch/ counter sniper)
  • High Value Asset Protection
  • Special Events
  • Online PSIRA Grades
  • Firearms training from beginner to advanced tactical level.
  • Situational Awareness
  • Tactical Baton & Restraint Techniques
  • Self Defense


Medical Training:

  • Stop The Bleed
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid / CPR / AED
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Care Under Fire