Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Designated Security Duties
- Training School:
- Zephyr Yachting France
- Antibes, France
- 1 day
Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD course) must be undertaken by all seafarers who have designated security duties onboard a vessel to which the ISPS Code applies.
This course is designed for any crew member involved in the security of the vessel under the ships security plan.
- IMO Regulations, SOLAS-ISPS Part A
- Recognition of Weapons and Explosives
- Maritime Security Threats and Patterns-Likely to threaten security
- Ship Security Assessment
- Ship Security Plans
- Ship Security Procedures
- Threat and Risk Assessment
- Access Control
- Searching Techniques
- Training Drills and Exercises
Any deckhand or stewardess who is involved in the security of the vessel from gangway watch to handling guests luggage should take the PDSD course.