4.6667 (3) Reviews Maritime Security Operative (MSO) 8269 Fast Track

BY: G4S (Phoenix)

Review Breakdown
Customer Service5.0000
Training Received5.0000
Value for Money4.3333

Price: £450

Qualification: City & Guilds Level 3 MSO 8269


Maritime Security Operatives City & Guilds 8269

Recognition of Prior Learning (Fast Track)

Our 2-day Fast Track course is suitable for operators currently employed within the Anti-Piracy Maritime Security Industry, who can demonstrate prior learning or operational experience


This course has been specifically designed to follow the requirements of ISO PAS 28007, the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) guidance for Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) and the UK Department for Transports Interim Guidance to UK Flagged Shipping on the Use of Armed Guards to Defend against the Threat of Piracy in Exceptional Circumstances. Delegates will have the opportunity to be awarded the full City and Guilds 8269 Level 3 MSO Qualification.


To ensure full compliance the course will cover

  • Understand the Maritime Security Industry
  • Understand Maritime Pre-deployment Planning & Procedures
  • Understand Maritime Security Operating Procedures
  • Understand Maritime Incident Management & Post Operational Procedures

Pre Course Assessment

Candidates will be sent a pre-course assessment form and will be required to produce the relevant supporting documentation before being accepted onto the course. The following criteria may be used to demonstrate prior learning and operational experience:

  • One years’ experience within the industry or a minimum of 50 days at sea
  • SSO (Ship Security Officer) or PDSD (Proficiency in Designated Security Duties) MCA Qualification.
  • STCW (Standards of Training Certification and Watch-keeping)
  • Seaman’s Discharge Book
  • Company headed letter as verification of frontline working practices as an MSO

Course Location

This training package will be conducted at our facilities in Herefordshire UK

Location: Midlands

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Good course with good food and accommadation

5 MSO and STCW 95

I completed this course prior to it being changed to city and Guilds. Great course and great instructors. Good venue. Good value for the money. Have the chance of updating the qualification to the new standard at a reduced price by G4S Phoenix. Good co ... (read more)

5 mso training

This was a good course. Ã� Its a shame the firefighting module is not Ã� included Ã�Â