The Level 3 Award for Maritime Security Officers covers four mandatory units:
1. Understand the Maritime Security Industry
2. Understand Maritime security pre-deployment planning and procedures
3. Understand Maritime security operating procedures
4. Understand Maritime incident management and post operational procedure
If you wish to work as a Maritime Security Operative, it is advisable to obtain this qualification to gain employment in this sector.
*An update will follow shortly relating to approval of this qualification, by the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), as also satisfying the syllabus for personnel in designated security duties (PDSD) as required by the STCW Convention (as amended in Manila 2010) Regulation VI/6.