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Security Awareness for Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties (Model Course 3.24)


This seminar is intended to provide knowledge required for port facility personnel with designated security duties in connection with a Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the relevant international legislation.

 

By the end of this course, participants will be able to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, the IMDG Code, the IMO/ILO Code of Practice on Security in Ports, and guidance contained in IMO MSC.1/Circ. 1341 and EU regulation on enhancing ship and port facility security (725/2004).

 

Our Security Awareness Training For Port Facility Personnel With Designated Security Duties course is prepared according to the requirements included in IMO model course 3.24.

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Equip you with a good understanding of the ISPS Code
  • Undertake the duties assigned under the Port Facility Security Plan
  • Help participants become qualified as Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties

 

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Know the key contents of ISPS Code, the related conventions, and legislation
  • Understand your main responsibilities as Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties
  • Know the crowd management and control techniques
  • Discover requirements on security equipment and plan
  • Learn about security threats, emergency, drills and training
  • Know the methods of physical searches
  • Be certified and able to take on the duties and responsibilities as defined in the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code namely to receive competence for:
    • knowledge of current security threats and patters
    • recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices
    • recognition, on a non-discriminatory basis, of characteristics and behavioural patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
    • techniques used to circumvent security measures
    • crowd management and control techniques
    • security related communications
    • knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
    • operation of security equipment and systems
    • testing, calibration and maintenance of security equipment and systems
    • inspection, control and monitoring techniques
    • methods of physical searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo and ship stores

Who should attend?
  • Personnel in Private Security Companies
  • PFSO assistants
  • Port Facility Personnel with designated security duties involved in the Port Facility Security Plan

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge:
  • Basic knowledge of port operations and basic security awareness on Port Facilities
  • Familiarization with ISPS code is recommended
 
Available in-house/distant learning? Yes

 

Relative conventions: SOLAS Chapter XI-2, ISPS code, IMO/ILO Code for port facilities, EU regulation No. 725/2004

 

Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 – Accredited by Greek Ministry of Education & Religious Affairs Accreditation No. 2101338
Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties:
Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Competence to be achieved
  • Current security threats and patterns
  • Definition
  • Kinds of Security Threats
  • Types of terrorism and Example of maritime terrorism
  • Ship and port operations and conditions
 
Maritime Security Policy
  • Familiarity with relevant international convention, codes and recommendations
  • The ISPS Code's Background
  • International Conventions
  • Initiations of IMO
  • SOLAS 74 Convention/Amendments
  • SOLAS 74- Chapter XI-2
  • Familiarity with relevant government legislation and regulations
  • The Basic US legislation and regulations
  • EU legislation
  • Maritime Transportation Security Laws
  • Definitions
  • Handling sensitive security related information and communications
  • Identification of Information and Communication related to Security
  • Handling of security information and communication
Security Responsibilities
  • Contracting Governments
  • The role of Security Organizations
  • Obligations of the Company
  • Obligations of The Ship
  • The port Facility
  • Obligations of the Port Facility
  • Port Facility Security in accordance with the Security levels
  • Ship Security officer
  • Who assign the Ship Security Officer
  • The duties of the ship security officer
  • Company Security Officer
  • Who assign the Company Security Officer
  • The duties of the Company security officer
  • Port Facility Security Officer
  • Who assign the Port Facility Security Officer
  • The duties of the Port Facility Security Officer
  • The Responsibilities of Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • Port Facility Personnel with specific security duties
  • Other personnel
Port Facility Security Assessment
  • Assessment Tools
  • On-scene security surveys
  • Basic points of On-scene security survey
  • General Layout Of Port Facility
  • Risk Evaluation
Security Equipment
  • Security equipment and systems
  • Operational limitations of security equipment and systems
  • Testing, calibration and maintenance of security equipment and systems
Threat Identification, Recognition and Response
  • Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices
  • Classification of Weapons and Dangerous substances
  • Introduction of Explosives
  • Types of bomb and recognition
  • Identifying and Responding against Explosives
  • Detection and Searching of Weapons and Explosives
  • Restricted Items
  • Methods of physical searches and non-intrusive inspections
  • Execution & coordinating searches
  • Implementation of searches
  • Coordinating searches
  • Susceptive places for search in port facility
  • Recognition on a non-discriminatory basis of persons posing potential security risks
  • Characteristics and behavioural patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Techniques used to circumvent
  • Countermeasures
  • Crowd management and control techniques
Port Facility Security Actions
  • Actions required by different security levels
  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Maintaining security of the ship/port interface
  • Familiarity with of the Declaration of Security
  • Definition
  • Declaration of Security
  • Reporting security incidents
  • Execution of security procedures
Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  • Execution of contingency planning
  • Security drills and exercises
  • Drills and exercises in port facility
  • Security incident scenarios
Security Administration
  • Documentation and records
 
Exam & Certification
  • Exam on Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties
  • “Security Awareness for Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar book (available for download)
  • No. of pages: 83

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 39
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)
 
Credits
  • CPD Points: 39
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.5

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties

1

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

Upon successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’.

 

 

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150,00 €



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