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Proficiency as Ship's Security Officer

About this course

The threat of attack from pirates and terrorists is a very real one for vessels passing through global waters that are designated as high risk areas.

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 (SSO), 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.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email wma.training@solent.ac.uk.

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 20 November 2017 Yes £885 Enquire
Monday 5 February 2018 Yes £885 Book
Monday 26 March 2018 Yes £885 Book
Monday 14 May 2018 Yes £885 Book
Monday 11 June 2018 Yes £885 Book
Monday 16 July 2018 Yes £885 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 20 November 2017

Duration

3 days

Price

£885

Approvals

MCA

Assessment

Practical assessment and examination.

Prerequisites

At least 12 months’ seagoing experience and knowledge of vessel operations.

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