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Security courses

LJMU Maritime Centre

Find a security course to suit you

Liverpool John Moores University’s Maritime Centre aims to provide the best possible maritime education and training for all sectors of the maritime industry.

Short overviews of the security training courses can be found below. Find out more about the courses and book online.

Security courses at LJMU Maritime Centre:

Ship Security Officer (STCW A-VI/5)

Duration: Three days

Prerequisites: At least 12 months’ seagoing experience and knowledge of vessel operations.

Accreditation/Approvals: MCA as per the STCW Code section A-VI/5 and IMO Model Course 3.19

Overviews: This 3 day intensive course meets the requirements of the IMO Model Course 3.19 for ship security officers and has been designed to give delegates a full understanding of the Code, how to implement the Code and related legislation to fulfil the documentation requirements and maintain an effective security system for their operation. The course is mandatory for ship’s officers who are delegated the responsibility of becoming a ship security officer.

Registration for this course is not yet open. Check back soon for updates.

Proficiency in Security Awareness Course (STCW A-VI/6-1)

Duration: Half day

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approvals: MCA as per the STCW Code section A-VI/6-1

Overviews: This course can be delivered in conjunction with the Basic Safety Training Courses (PST, PSSR, EFA and FP&FF) but can also be booked as a standalone course. Based upon company requirements, LJMU can also offer this course offsite.

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Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course (STCW A-VI/6-2)

Duration: One day

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approvals: MCA as per the STCW Code section A-VI/6-2

Overviews: This course can be delivered in conjunction with the Basic Safety Training Courses (PST, PSSR, EFA and FP&FF) but can also be booked as a standalone course. Based upon company requirements, LJMU can also offer this course offsite.

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ISPS Code - Familiarisation

Duration: One day

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approvals: None

Overviews: Course provides training in security awareness for all personnel. The course covers the requirements of ISPS B 13.3 and 13.4 of the ISPS Code for crew training.

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Company Security Officer

Duration: Four days

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approvals: DFT as per ISPS

Overviews: This intensive course meets the requirements of the MCA / MNTB company security officer specifications. It has been designed to give delegates a full understanding of the Code, how to implement the Code and related legislation to fulfil the documentation requirements and maintain an effective security system for their operation.

Registration for this course is not yet open. Check back soon for updates.

Port Facility Security Officer

Duration: Three days

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation/Approvals: ISPS Code Sections A 17.2 and B 18.1

Overviews: Course provides training in Port Facility Security for appointed personnel. Approved by TRANSEC it is designed to give delegates a thorough understanding of the requirements of the ISPS Code, associated legislation and the practical implementation of these requirements.

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