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
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
- Detailed seminar presentations (Available for download)
- No. of Pages:114
- 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)
- CPD Points: 53
- ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.8
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Exam on Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
Upon successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’.