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Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (Model Course 3.26)


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 have knowledge of:

  • 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 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

Participants will be able to take on the duties and responsibilities as defined in the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and STCW for seafarers with designated security duties such as:

  • maintain the conditions set out in a ship security plan
  • knowledge of current security threats and patters
  • undertake regular security inspections of the ship
  • proper usage of security equipment and systems

 

Who should attend?
  • Officers and crew involved and having duties on board according to ship security plan.
  • Ship & Company Security Officers

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge:
  • Basic understanding of SOLAS Ch XI – 2, ISM, and STCW is recommended.
  • 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

 

Relative conventions: SOLAS Chapter XI-2, ISPS code, STCW Code, IMDG Code, EU regulation 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
  • 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
  • Relevant government legislation and regulations
  • The Basic US legislation and regulations
  • EU legislation
  • Maritime Transportation Security Laws
  • Navigation & Vessel Inspection Circulars
  • Definitions
  • Handling sensitive security related information and communications
  • Identification of Information and Communication related to Security
  • Handling of security information and communication
Security Responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of 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
 
Ship Security Assessment and Plan
  • Assessment Tools
  • On-scene security survey
  • The aim of On-scene Security Survey
  • Basic points of On-scene security survey
  • Ship security assessments including On-scene Security Surveys
  • Purpose of the ship security plan
  • Definition of Ship Security Plan
  • What the Ship Security Plan should address
  • Contents of the ship security plan
  • Elements to be included in Ship Security Plan
  • Confidentiality issues
  • Implementation of the Ship Security Plan
  • Procedures for the Implementation of the Ship Security Plan
  • Procedures for Security Measures in a Ship Security Plan
  • Maintenance and modification of the Ship Security Plan
  • The Maintenance of the Ship Security Plan
  • The Modification of the Ship Security Plan
Security Equipment
  • Security equipment and systems
  • Equipment of ship
  • Equipment of Port
  • 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
  • SSP Examples for “Access Control”
  • 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
  • Characteristics and behavioral patterns of terrorists
  • Reason behind terrorism and characteristics of modern terrorism
  • Terror Groups
  • Terrorist Organization List of U.S. Department of State
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Techniques used to circumvent
  • Countermeasures
  • Typical Pirate Attacks
  • Crowd management and control techniques
  • The crowd management in passenger ship
  • Passenger guide in emergency situations
  • Muster List
Ship Security Actions
  • Actions required by different security levels
  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Recommended actions in case of attack
  • Maintaining security of the ship/port interface
  • Requirements for the ship prior entering port
  • Familiarity with Declaration of Security
  • Definition
  • Declaration of Security
  • Reporting security incidents
  • Definition of Security Incident
  • The procedure of Reporting
  • Execution of security procedures
Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  • Execution of planning
  • Security drills and exercises
  • Drills and exercises in port facility
  • Security incident scenarios
  • Drills and exercises on board
  • Examples of Drills and Exercises
Security Administration
  • Documentation and records
 
Exam & Certification
  • Exam on Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • “Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties” Certificate

 

Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (Available for download)
  • No. of Pages:114

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in the course

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 53
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)
 
Credits
  • CPD Points: 53
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.8

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Security Training for Seafarers 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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