Ships Security Officer

£610 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Ship Security Officer
Training School:
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
3 days

The three-day International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) Ships Security Officer course combines the theoretical and practical training required to carry out duties on board vessels as a ship’s security officer (SSO) and complies with international maritime security standards.

During the three day intensive programme, our instructors provide the essential skills and qualifications to:

  • Maintain and supervise the implementation of a ship’s security plan
  • Assess security risk, threat, and vulnerability
  • Undertake regular inspections of the vessel to ensure appropriate security measures are implemented and maintained
  • Coordinate the security measures for handling cargo
  • Monitor security equipment ensuring it is operated, tested, calibrated and maintained.

On completion, qualified ship security officers have the knowledge and expertise to deal with situations that pose security threats to vessels and its crew while at sea. Particular focus is given to what to do when entering high-risk areas, adverse conditions or hostile environments. This course will also cover specific threats including piracy, terrorism, and other such occurrences.

Pre-requisite experience:

12 months sea service or as the discretion of the MCA – appropriate sea service (minimum three months) and knowledge of ships operations to enable them to achieve the objectives of training.


Three days


Food and accommodation are available onsite at UKSA. The residential price for this course is £670.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 17 June 2024 1 place
  • 23 September 2024 1 place


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Arctic Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7PQ
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983294941
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