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SHIP SECURITY OFFICER (STCW)

SHIP SECURITY OFFICER (STCW)

Target Audience

This course is intended for seafarers working on board vessels requiring certification prior to employment as a Ship Security Officer

Course Content

On successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of security related regulations and vessel flag requirements
  • Carry out ship security assessments and audits of security systems
  • Create Ship Security Plans (SSP) and knowledge of all elements of an SSP
  • Apply ship and port facility security measures for each security level
  • Carry out searches of the vessel, personnel, baggage and stores
  • Recognise behavioural patterns of people likely to threaten security
  • Detect weapons and explosives
  • Use, Test and calibrate security equipment and systems
  • Carry out regular security rounds and inspections of the vessel
  • Investigate breaches of security
Entry Standards

Completion of STCW Basic Training, STCW Security Awareness Course and STCW Seafarers with Designated Security Duties Course

Facilities

Classroom

Teaching Method

Lectures, videos, practical exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5 and Table A-VI/5. IMO Model Course 3.19, SOLAS, The ISPS Code.

Course Duration

3 days.

Assessment

Written exams and practical assessments.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is offered regularly in MTC Cyprus. Please contact your local Crew Service Centre for the next available course.