The course is mandatory for all seafarers not assigned specific security duties by Ship Security Plan. Program is designed in compliance with Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code ‘95/10.


  • Induct seafarers of all ranks with key principles of maritime security and international legislation and guidelines they are based on.
  • Train to recognize potential hazards to the ship security in the form of weapons, dangerous substances or devices;
  • Distinguish suspicious behavioral patterns that might lead to the breach of security on board;
  • Learn emergency procedures and contingency plans that will ensure continual security of the vessel.

Course Content:

  • Maritime security policy;
  • Security responsibilities of the crew;
  • Threats identification, recognition and response;
  • Ship security actions and Ship Security Plan;
  • Emergency preparedness , drills and exercise

Target Audience:  Mandatory for all seafarers who are not assigned designated security duties.

Pre-requisites: Medical fitness certificate.

Duration: 1 day.

Note: Some training providers include this course into Basic Safety Training free of charge nowadays.

Training Centers Offering This Course

UK (27)

Aberdeen, gb

Aberdeen, Grimsby, Newcastle, On-Site, gb

Cowes, IOW, gb

Cromhall, Gloucestershire, gb

Dover Kent, gb

Edinburgh, gb

Falmouth Cornwall, gb

Falmouth, Cornwall, gb

Great Yarmouth, Suffolk, gb

Hull, North Yorkshire, gb

Langbank, Renfrewshire, gb

London, gb

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, gb

Newhaven, East Sussex, gb

Norfolk, gb

Peterhead Aberdeenshire, gb

Plymouth Devon, gb

Plymouth, Devon, gb

Scalloway, Shetland, gb

South Brent, Devon, gb

Southampton, gb

Various, gb

USA (8)

Dania Beach, Florida (just south of Fort Lauderdale), us

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, us

Jacksonville, Fl, us

Norfolk, W Virginia, us

St. Petersburg, FL, Panama City, FL, Ft Lauderdale, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Freeport, NY, Bayou La Batre, AL, Toledo, OH, us

France (5)

Marseille, fr

Marseilles, fr

Paris, close to Charles de Gaulle Airport, fr

The Netherlands (5)

Groningen, nl

Harlingen, nl

Leeuwarden, Dokkum, Drachte, Emmeloord, Sneek, Kantoor Bedrijfsopleidingen, Diensten, Urk, Hiswa Amsterdam, nl

Rotterdam, nl

Rotterdam – Heijplaat, nl

Denmark (5)

Esbjerg, dk

Hellerup, dk

Svenborg, dk

Norway (4)

Bergen, no

Tromsø, no

Ålesund, no

Australia (3)

Hamilton, Glendale, Belmont, Newcastle, au

Launceston Tasmania, au

Ireland (3)

Cork, Dublin, ie

Donegal, ie

Azerbaijan (2)
Nigeria (2)

Lagos, Port Harcourt, ng

Portugal (2)
New Zealand (2)

Nelson, Blenheim and Auckland, nz

Canada (1)

Vancouver, Burnaby, British Columbia, ca

Romania (1)
Congo (1)
Sultanate of Oman (1)
China (1)
Germany (1)
Sweden (1)
Estonia (1)
Brazil (1)

Rio de Janeiro, br