Proficiency in Security Awareness & Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
In accordance to the revised STCW 2010 Code as of 1st January 2014 all seafarers must receive approved security awareness training.
The Proficiency in Security Awareness course will provide those on board ship who do not have designated security duties the essential training, education, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in the STCW Code, covering the importance of ship security and the roles of those involved in its provision, the requirements and measures to maintain ship security and recognise and report a security threat.
8 hours (6 hours of theory and 2 hours of practice)
Proficiency in Security Awareness (STCW code Reg A-VI/6-1)
Operational requirements of the ISPS Code
Ship security arrangements
Methods of personnel search, ship search and crowd management
Techniques used to circumvent security
Identification of restricted areas on board ship, including methods to prevent unauthorised access
Response to a security incident