Ship Security Officer

Glasgow Maritime Academy
In Glasgow (Scotland)

£700
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Important information

Typology Short course
Methodology Inhouse
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Class hours 21h
  • Short course
  • Inhouse
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • 21h
Description

This course is for anyone who will carry out the duties of a Shipboard Security Officer on board a Merchant Navy ship. It conforms with the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code.
Suitable for: This course is for anyone who will carry out duties of a shipboard security officer on board a merchant navy ship. It conforms to the requirements of ISPS code.

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Starts Location
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Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland
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· Requirements

minimum 12 months seatime

Teachers and trainers (2)

Murdo Macleod
Murdo Macleod
Director

Vinil Gupta
Vinil Gupta
Managing Director

Course programme

This course is for anyone who will carry out the duties of a Shipboard Security Officer on board a Merchant Navy ship. It conforms with the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) accredited, 3-Day Ship Security Officer (SSO) course is designed specifically for individuals who wish to either gain more knowledge in their current maritime security field, or wish to move into maritime security as a Ship Security Officer (SSO). The SSO Course is fully-comprehensive and information-packed and instructed by certified Maritime Security Training Specialists, approved by the MCA, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB).
The aim of this course is to certify the Course Candidate as a Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) accredited STCW ISPS Ship Security Officer following the ISPS Code and provide them with the relevant STCW ISPS Certification.

Course Content
This course is specifically designed for crew who may encounter a security or safety problem as they transit hostile environments and adverse conditions.It includes an introduction to the background of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), the roles of the Company Security Officer (CSO) and Ship Security Officer, security requirements and security administration.The programme covers security drills, security exercises, crowd management techniques, security protection and emergency preparedness.
Students will become proficient in:
Ship security assessments and audits
Creating ship security plans
Ship and port facility security measures
Recognition of behavioural patterns of people likely to threaten security
Detection of weapons
Testing and calibration of security equipment and systems

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