Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (Officer)

On Demand
1.5 Days
6 Months seagoing Service. DMA certificate of Proficiency in Security Awareness Training
5 Years

Course Overview

Meet the requirements of Regulation VI/6 (Mandatory minimum requirements for security-related training for all seafarers), Paragraph 4 of the STCW Convention, and Section A-VI/6, Paragraph. 6-8, and Table A-VI/6-2 of the STCW Code, 2010 Manila amendments; (model course IMO 3.26) Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of current security threats and patterns;
  • 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; and
  • methods of physical searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and ship stores.
  • Maritime Security Policy
  • Security Responsibilities
  • Ship Security Assessment
  • Security Equipment
  • Threat Identification, Recognition and Response
  • Ship Security Actions
  • Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  • Security Administration

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