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.
Course delivery location
This course is delivered from Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please refer to your joining instructions for information of where to report to when you arrive.
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How to book
Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:
Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004
Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30
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 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 email@example.com.
Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.
Course availability and booking
Monday 25 March 2019
Monday 13 May 2019