Security Awareness Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

Training course providing knowledge to enhance ship security acc. STCW A-VI/6 for seafarers with Designated Security Duties.

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    Crew & Crewing


International recognised trainning on the knowledge required to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities assigned under the Ship Security Plan.

Entrance regulations

Until 1st January 2014, seafarers with designated security duties who commenced an approved seagoing service prior to this date shall be able to demonstrate competence to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities listed in column 1 of STCW table A-VI/6-2 by:

  • approved seagoing service as shipboard personnel with designated security duties, for a period of at least six months in total during the preceding three years; or
  • having performed security functions considered to be equivalent to the seagoing service; or
  • passing an approved test; or
  • successfully completing an approved training course

Who should attend:
Seafarers or other shipboard personnel, such as armed guards, likely to have designated security duties in connection with the Ship Security Plan, shore-based personnel involved in ship security

Duration: 2 days

The course provides participants with the knowledge required to enable personnel without designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to enhance ship security in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Interactive training methods are used to ensure communication of the required knowledge, understanding and proficiency.

Achievement of competence is assessed continuously during the course and by means of a final test.

The course focuses on:

  • Maintain the conditions set out in a Ship Security Plan
  • Recognition of security risks and threats
  • Undertake regular security inspections of the ship
  • Proper usage of security equipment and systems

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