Ambrey Risk Training become City & Guilds certified in India

Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security — By on February 19, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Ambrey Risk training Indian nationals

Ambrey Risk training Indian nationals

Ambrey Risk Training has now been accredited by Manipal City & Guilds to deliver Maritime Security Operative (MSO) 8269 – 03 courses in India. This allows Ambrey to provide City &Guilds certified courses to its Indian MSO’s. It means that all of Ambrey’s guards, whether Indian or British, undergo the exact same training course and exam, ensuring that all MSO’s are trained to the same standard. Ambrey currently have 140 Indian MSO’s, the vast majority of whom have been certified to the International C&G standard with the rest being trained in the coming weeks. Ambrey already has UK City & Guilds status, the first PMSC to achieve this in June 2013 and this international accreditation reinforces the fast growing list of training courses that Ambrey delivers.

Manipal City & Guilds is an India-UK joint venture founded in 2009. It combines the strengths of Manipal Global Education Services, which has 50 years of steadfast focus in India’s education sector and City & Guilds, a 130-year-old World leader in skills development in over 80 countries. C&G qualifications are widely accepted by employers around the world as the benchmark for excellence and help to create a mobile and flexible workforce suitably qualified to succeed even in today’s challenging economic climate. 
Over the last 20 years alone, more than 20 million learners received a City & Guilds certificate from over 10,000 approved training organisations around the world, including Ambrey Training.

Mick Clifford, Director of Ambrey Training, said, “International accreditation from Manipal City & Guilds is an important achievement for the company, allowing us to maintain the same standard of training and qualification throughout our MSO pool, be they UK or mixed nationality. Ambrey Training is the first private security training company to achieve this and demonstrates our commitment to the industry and our clients in producing highly trained individuals in risk management.”

C&G IndiaJohn Thompson, Managing Director, Ambrey Risk, said, “The ability to provide a choice of MSO to our clients is very important to Ambrey’s business. To have them all qualified to an international standard really provides the assurance that an Ambrey MSO, UK or international has received the same training and will uphold the same high standards of service that we deliver throughout the Ambrey Group.”

About Ambrey Risk Training & Recruitment

Ambrey Risk Training and Recruitment is part of the Ambrey Group. We deliver a range of internationally accredited security training courses to the highest standards in the industry and equip the military service leaver with the necessary skills to gain employment across the private security industry. The company’s recruitment and training opportunities include maritime and land-based training courses, concentrating specifically on Security Risk (mitigation) management, Security Surveys, Close Protection, Health and Safety training, teaching qualifications and medical training courses.

As well as being approved training providers to City and Guilds and the Maritime Coastguard Agency, Ambrey’s courses are compliant with International Land and Maritime Law and Conventions, including the International Voluntary Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers, UNCLOS, SUA and SOLAS and the ISPS code to meet international training standards. The company also offers bespoke training packages for corporate and private clients with specific training requirements.

About Ambrey Risk

Ambrey Risk is one of the leading Maritime Security companies globally specialising in Commercial Shipping and the Oil and Gas sector. The company employs over 60 full-time staff, has more than 200 deployed personnel at any one time and retains around 400 security personnel vetted and available for deployment. Ambrey also offers a unique training package for Military service leavers, which includes opportunities for possible employment on completion of training. The company’s centre of operations is in Brockhampton, near Hereford. An industry leader in risk advisory, management and security services worldwide, with offices and representation in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Greece, Nigeria, India, Singapore, Hong Kong and Korea, it has built an excellent reputation as a respected anti-piracy specialist, supporting ship owners, managers, charterers and insurers to the highest standards of compliance.

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