Ship Security Officer

Ship Security Officer


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STCW Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Cost: €340

The Ship Security Officer (SSO) course is fully accredited by the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and is designed to meet the requirements of the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will be provided with a MCA approved Ship Security Officer Certificate.

Ship Security Officer Course Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding definitions of key acronyms
  • Familiarisation and understanding of the ISPS Code including application
  • Key roles and responsibilities of Contracting Governments
  • Understanding the process and application of the ship/port and ship/ship interface
  • The content and the relationship between the Ship Security Assessment and the Ship Security Plan
  • Verification and Certification for ships
  • Training, Drills and Exercises and their frequency
  • Methodology of instructional Search and Profiling Techniques
  • Records and record keeping
  • Threat awareness and contingency planning
  • High risk area awareness and the implementation of Best Management Practice

Available dates

Pre-Course Requirements

Students are assessed by multiple-choice/open book written assessment.

2 days, starting hour: 0800