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Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Southampton

  • Price: GBP (¬£)875 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Warsash
  • Location Southampton
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 3 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

The threat of attack from pirates and terrorists is a very real one for vessels passing through global waters that are designated as high risk areas.

This course is specifically designed for crew who may encounter a security or safety problem as they transit hostile environments and adverse conditions.

It includes an introduction to the background of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), the roles of the company security officer (CSO) and ship security officer (SSO), security requirements and security administration.

The programme covers security drills, security exercises, crowd management techniques, security protection and emergency preparedness.

Students will become proficient in:

Ship security assessments and audits

Creating ship security plans

Ship and port facility security measures 

Recognition of behavioural patterns of people likely to threaten security

Detection of weapons

Testing and calibration of security equipment and systems.

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Warsash

Warsash Maritime School, Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN, UK

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