Maritime Security

The main aim of the Maritime Security Operative training program is to equip students with the skills and relevant theoretical knowledge required to carry out the ship security officer or operator of marine safety according to international procedures. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in the “live vessel operations” module. This will give participants the specific knowledge required of the marine safety operator and in the maritime sector.


  • City & Guilds Level 3 MSO Certification
  • STCW95 Certification (all for modules)
  • ESA MSO Certificate
  • Firearms Competency Certificate
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care Certificate
  • BMP-4 & Anti-Piracy Certificate
  • ENG1 – Medical Certificate for Seafarers
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Certificate (as lieu for SSO)


  • Medical Examination (Medical Certificate)
  • Paramedical Response
  • Swimming exercises
  • Vessel Board Search and Seizure
  • The Pirate Issue and its development in the recent years
    Equipment used by the pirates tactics PAG activity (Piracy Armed Group)
  • Tactical Shooting (Firearms Certificate)
  • Equipment and facilities for protection and defence of vessels
  • IMO – procedures and regulations
  • ISPS Code and other documents relating to the vessel protection
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STWC95 Certificate)
  • Specificity of Vessel Structures
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (STWC95 Certificate)
  • Examination
  • Passive and active defence – CQB


METHODS: This course will be taught with use of classroom lectures and practical exercises.

PACKING LIST: Sturdy / Tactical Belt, Knee & Elbow protectors, Long shirts suitable for open sea environment, Flashlight, Camouflage trousers, Sunglasses.