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Course Title: SHIP SECURITY OFFICER

Duration: 2 Days

ACCREDITED BY: DEPARTMENT OF SHIPPING, BANGLADESH

This course is designed for those shipboard personnel who maybe designated as Ship Security Officer (SSO) as defined in section A/2.1.6 (and section A/12.1) of the ISPS code. The emphasis of training & instructions deals with providing knowledge and understanding of duties & responsibilities with respect to the security of a ship, and in ensuring, implementing and maintaining the Ship Security Plan in compliance with the ISPS Code and Section A-VI/5 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Furthermore, the course gives emphasis on how to address the problem of piracy and armed robbery against ships, and for liaising with the Company Security Officer (CSO) and with Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs).

COURSE AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to gain in-depth knowledge on various aspects of security and safety for ships and port facilities which covers identifying existing security measures, procedures and operations, evaluation of key shipboard operations, identifying possible threats, and to establish and prioritize security measures, and identifying weaknesses including human factors in the infrastructure, policies and procedures.

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:

The course deals with the following subject areas:
  1. Maritime Security Policy
  2. Security Responsibility
  3. Ship Security Assessment
  4. Security Equipment
  5. Ship Security Plan
  6. Threat Identification, Recognition and Response
  7. Ship Security Actions
  8. Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  9. Security Administration
  10. Security Training
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with case studies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is mandatory for all Deck officers prior issue of Class-3 Deck.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.