Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course – PDSD

£178.80 GBP(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Designated Security Duties
Training School:
South West Maritime Academy
Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 day

Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course:

The STCW Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) course is set out by the STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila amendments 2010 that contain new requirements regarding security training. These Regulations came into force 1 January 2014. This Training must be undertaken by all seafarers and security Personnel engaged on ship who have designated duties under the Ships Security Plan (SSP).

The PDSD Course Covers:

  • Maintain the conditions set out in a Ship Security Plan (SSP)
  • Recognise security risk and threats
  • Undertake regular security inspections
  • Properly use security equipment and systems
  • ISPS Code Overview
  • Relevant Codes, International Conventions & Recommendations
  • Ship Security Levels
  • Ship Security Assessment
  • Ship Security Plan
  • Performance of Security Duties
  • Security Contingencies & Responses
  • Bomb & IED Threats Explained
  • Stowaways and Refugees
  • Maritime Piracy


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South West Maritime Academy

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Cromhall Quarry
Woodend Lane
South Gloucestershire
GL12 8AA
United Kingdom

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