STCW Ship Security Officer
- Course Type:
- Ship Security Officer
- Training School:
- Red Ensign Maritime Training
- Cowes, United Kingdom
- 3 days
The objective of this course is to provide all those attending with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake the duties of Ship’s Security Officer.
Content & Objectives
This course covers the following topics
- ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) Code
- Co-ordination and implementation of a ship security plan
- Maintain and supervise operation of a ship security plan
- Monitoring of the ship’s security environment and any necessary modifications, updates or reviews of the ship security plan elements
- Regular security inspections of ships to ensure appropriate security measures are maintained
- Co-ordinate all the security aspects involved on-board passenger or cargo carrying vessels
- Global piracy awareness
This course is conducted over a three day period of theoretical and practical training. The course also comprises practical scenarios, and underpinning theory in addition to utilising some of the industry’s operational detection and electronic sensing devices. This course is taught at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.
You should be over 18 years of age and have a minimum of 12 months sea time documented in a Seaman’s Discharge Book.
Regulations for MARSEC Personnel
According to MCA regulations for the MARSEC industry released to the training colleges on 16th September 2011, a STCW Certificate of Proficiency in Designated Security Duties will be issued on course completion if you do not have the required sea time of 12 months.