Ship Security Officer (SSO)

BY: Red Ensign

Qualification: STCW95 Ship Security Office (SSO)


The objective of this course is to provide all those attending with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake the duties of Ships Security Officer. This course covers ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) Code, co-ordination and implementation of a ship security plan, maintenance and supervising the operation of a ship security plan, monitoring of the ship's security environment and any necessary modifications, updates or reviews of the ship security plan elements. With the use of role play and scenarios, emphasis is placed on regular security inspections of your ship to ensure appropriate security measures are maintained and the co-ordination of all the security aspects involved on-board passenger or cargo carrying vessels. An additional session will focus on global piracy awareness. If you require accommodation during the course we can help with a list of local crew houses, B&Bs and hotels to suit all budgets (from £20 pppn).

Location: South East

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