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Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6)

Virtual Proficiency in Security Awareness Course


  • Next Date: 11th Dec 2020
  • Price: EUR (€)130 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

The STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness is a classroom based course, covering the following topics:

- Understanding the importance of ship security.

- Awareness of the importance of the security and the roles of those involved in its provision.

- Awareness of the requirements and measures to maintain ship security.

- Ability to recognise and report a security threat.


Once you have booked the course you will receive full instructions on how to get set up.

The course will start at 08:45am (CET) and will cover four hours of tuition time with regular breaks.

Useful Information

To take part in the Zoom virtual classes, you must have equipment that meets the following pre-requisites:

System requirements

An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth

A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in

Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

Supported tablet and mobile devices

Surface PRO 2 or higher running Win 8.1 or higher

Note: For tablets running Windows 10, they must run Windows 10 Home, Pro, or Enterprise. S Mode is not supported.

iOS and Android devices

Blackberry devices

For the best results, SOVREN Nautical Academy recommends joining the meeting from a PC or Mac, or a tablet. The screen size of a phone will not be as effective.

Bandwidth requirements

The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network. It will automatically adjust for 3G, WiFi or Wired environments.

Recommended bandwidth for meetings (PC and Mac):

For group video calling: 800kbps/1.0Mbps (up/down) for high quality video

Recommended bandwidth for meetings (Tablet and mobile devices):

For group video calling: 600kbps/1.2Mbps (up/down) for high quality video. For gallery view: 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down).

How to test your bandwidth

To see what your bandwidth speed is, simply go on to your internet browser and type ‘bandwidth test’ and select one of the results.


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