Our guards must have a minimum of four years of continuous service in the military, as well as full military discharge papers showing a good service record.
All our guards have an ENG 1 certificate or equivalent, confirming their fitness as a seafarer. We run additional mental, physical and dental checks on our personnel to ensure they are fit to deploy.
Our guards are checked and confirmed as having no unspent convictions or conditional cautions.
Guards must gain the STCW certificate (all 4 modules), and also undertake a module vessel familiarisation as part of their security training.
Guards must hold a certificate confirming a pass of either the MSO 8269 Level 3 City & Guilds or the Ambrey/LRQA course.
Our guards are required to keep their vaccinations up-to-date, particularly their Yellow Fever inoculation.
Our guards must have appropriate medical training, including dealing with a serious trauma, to a recognised national or international standard. All guards can liaise with our company doctor as required.