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ISPS Code Company Security Officer

£660 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Company Security Officer
Training School:
EOS Risk Group
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
3 days


This course is designed to meet the requirements for training laid out in the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) and the guidance laid out in the SOLAS Regulations 1974. The Company Security Officer position was formalised under the regulations listed above and the training has become mandatory for all those wishing to fulfil the role of the Company Security Officer managing Ship Security Officers & the security of multiple vessels.

Course Content

The course is run over 3 days and covers:

  • ISPS Code background & introduction
  • Maritime Security Threats
  • ISPS Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maritime Security Levels
  • The Ship Security Assessment
  • The Ship Security Plan
  • Security Verification & Certification
  • Interaction with Vessels, Authorities & Ports
  • Training, Drills & Exercises
  • Training the Trainer
  • Suspicious Persons & Behaviour & Circumvention of Security
  • Weapons & Explosives
  • Practical Protective Measures & Contingency Planning
  • Documents, Records, Communications & Confidentiality
  • The CSO - Assessments, plans, inspections & verifications
  • Coordination & Communication for Exercises & Emergencies


Successful candidates will achieve an internationally recognised Company Security Officer


This course is suitable for those employed in the maritime industry seeking to engage in aspects of security, or who are seeking to become employed as a CSO. It is also suitable for security professionals seeking to expand their employability or consultancy skills into the burgeoning maritime security sector. In particular new entrants to the maritime security sector may be expected to possess this qualification prior to employment or contracting. There is no prior training or experience required. However, basic literacy and numeracy are required due to course content & knowledge of the maritime industry would be useful.


“Thank you for the course which was great and loved the interactive bits of it as well” Yacht Manager

”Good course, good instruction, nice relaxed environment” Security Consultant

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EOS Risk Group

Lombard House
Bucknall New Road
United Kingdom

Tel: ++442037534630
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