Maritime Security Operatives Training

trainingMain target of this training program is to provide its participants with all the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to perform duties of the maritime security operative in accordance with international standard and procedures. In addition, the participants will have the opportunity to take part in the “live vessel operations” module that will allow them to understand better the specificity of the maritime sector and the role of the MSO. Course coveres all certificates which are currently mandatory to perform duties as Maritime Security Operative. 

Course Topics & Certifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Maritime Security Operative Certification
    • Unit 301: The Maritime Security Industry
    • Unit 302: Maritime Security Pre-deployment Planning and Procedures
    • Unit 303: Maritime Security Operating Procedures
    • Unit 304: Maritime Incident Management and Post Op Proceudres
  • STCW Certification - all 4 modules:
    • Fire Fighting
    • First Aid
    • Individual Rescue Techniques
    • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  • Bridge and Vessel Familirization
  • RS Drills - Live Counter piracy drills on the board of the Vessel
  • Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties - Certification
  • ENG-1 Medical Certification for Seafarers
  • Tactical Shooting - Maritime Firearms Competency Certificate / ISO PAS standards
  • Physical Training / Fitnes
  • ISPS Code and other documents relating to the vessel protection
  • Final Examination / Bridge Incidents simulation


AMMUNITION: 250 rds. in different calibers: 5,56mm, 7,62mm, .308 Win,

METHODS: This course will be taught with using theoretical and practical excercises. The lectures will be conducted in classroom, urban area and on the shooting range. The Course will be given on the ESA Training Center with the use of ESA equipment


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