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Proficiency in Security Awareness (STCW)

A requirement for security training for Shipboard Personnel

The STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. All personnel employed or engaged on board ships to which the ISPS Code (The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code) applies require this training. More details are available on the MCA website, MIN 472.

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND PSA?

A security course for all members of ship’s crews who do not have designated security duties onboard & who do not require SSO or PDSD certification plus those who wish to work at sea. This includes pursers, waiters, entertainment staff, cooks, stewards, hairdressers, nail technicians and receptionists, massage and beauty therapists, fitness instructors, dancers, physicians, acupuncturists, etc.

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

 

On completion of the training, you will have sufficient knowledge to:

 

 

OUR PSA INSTRUCTORS

PSA training is carried out by MCA & DfT Maritime accredited trainers. Our trainers have the highest levels of maritime security experience, as it is their primary job following years of military experience. They were amongst the first trainers in the UK and internationally to run the PSA and PDSD course. One of our trainers was on a vessel boarded by pirates, on an unarmed security task. When you come to us for maritime security training you can be sure you are getting the best in the industry.

 

COURSE DURATION AND FEE

The half day PSA module is £114. If booked at the same time as the 5 day Basic Safety Training week the PSA course will be discounted 60% from the usual £114 course fee (see below) to £45. This includes the tuition and certification.

 

Please note: If you have already completed any modules within the STCW Basic Safety Training, you will be required to undertake PSA as a stand-alone course over a period of 4 hours.  The cost for this is £114.  Contact us for the stand alone course dates.


CERTIFICATION

On successful completionof the course, candidates will be issued the MCA approved STCW ’78-95 as amended, Regulation VI/6 paragraph 1 and STCW Code Section A-VI/6 paragraph 4 'Proficiency in Security Awareness' Certificate.

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PDSD – Proficiency in Designated Security Duties

New requirements for Security Training for Shipboard Personnel.

The STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. This training is required by all personnel employed or engaged on board ships to which the ISPS Code applies.

 

 

 

Training in Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) must be undertaken by all seafarers & security personnel engaged on ship who have designated duties under the ships security plan.

 

'Those carrying out personal close protection and/or ship protection duties on ISPS Code compliant ships do not need to hold SSO qualifications unless they are the designated SSO on the vessel in which they are serving. However, as they will be carrying out ships security duties they will have to hold an MCA approved or recognised Certificate of Proficiency in Designated Security Duties.'

 

PDSD training is carried out by MCA & DfT Maritime accredited trainers. Our trainers have the highest levels of maritime security experience, as it is their primary job following years of military experience. They were amongst the first trainers in the UK and internationally to run the PSA and PDSD course. One of our trainers was on a vessel boarded by pirates, on an unarmed security task. When you come to us for maritime security training you can be sure you are getting the best in the industry.

Who Should Attend?

All seafarers & security personnel who have designated security duties under the Ships Security Plan, including anti-piracy and anti-armed robbery related activities. Former armed forces personnel looking to move into maritime security who will need this knowledge and certification as a requirement of their position. Also those with a Maritime background looking to work in Ship/Offshore Security.

Certification

On successful completionof the course, candidates will be issued the MCA approved STCW’78-95 , as amended, Regulation VI/6 paragraph 4 and STCW Code Section A-VI/6 paragraph 6 to 8 “Proficiency in Designated Security Duties” certificate.

Course Duration: 1 day

Course Price: £200

   

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