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.