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Seafarers with Designated Security Duties


This seminar is intended to provide knowledge required for Seafarers with designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) 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 and STCW Code, as amended and EU regulation on enhancing ship and port facility security (725/2004).

 

Our Training For Seafarers With Designated Security Duties course is prepared according to the requirements included in the IMO model course 3.26.

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Assist you with a good understanding of the ISPS Code
  • Undertake the duties assigned under the Ship Security Plan
  • Help participants become qualified ship security personnel with Designated Security Duties

 

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition on a non-discrimatory basis, of charachteristics and behavioral 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 at-sea 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 involved in maritime security matters coming from shipping companies
  • Designated Person(s) Ashore with security duties
  • Operation Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Officers and crew involved in ship security plan on board

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge:
  • Basic understanding of SOLAS Ch XI – 2, ISM, MLC and STCW
  • Participants aiming for a certificate of proficiency as Seafarers with Designated Security Duties shall have approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months or appropriate seagoing service and knowledge of ship operations (STCW 78, as amended, Reg. VI/6-2)
 
Available in-house/distant learning? Yes
 
Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 (accredited by EOPPEP)
Port Facility Personnel with Designated Security Duties:
Introduction
  • Course overview
  • Competence to be achieveds
  • 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 behavioral 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 Seafarer with Designated Security Duties
  • “Seafarer with Designated Security Duties” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar book (available for download)
  • No. of pages: 114

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 16
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Seafarer 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’.

 

Accreditation by EOPPEP


LiberoAssurance has been accredited as a Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

EOPPEP is the statutory body for the development and implementation of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (NQF) in correspondence with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). EOPPEP is the National Coordination Point for EQF in Greece (NCP).

 

Approved courses by the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences


LiberoAssurance in cooperation with the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences offers approved courses. All participants have the option to receive double certification from the University and LiberoAssurance Training Centre.

The University of Applied Sciences of Central Greece and LiberoGroup have agreed to develop a research project the purpose of which is education, lifelong learning and specialisation of persons, to facilitate their induction in the labour market using e-learning and traditional methods of training. The ultimate aim of this cooperation is the development of a post-graduate programme in collaboration with other Academic Institutions and Ministries.

 

Accreditation by IAS and E.S.Y.D


LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D) which has been appointed as the National Accreditation Body of Greece.

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States.

 

 


150,00 €



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