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ISPS – Ship Security Officer

This course is designed for those Masters and Mates of offshore and foreign going vessels to comply with the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. This is a mandatory requirement for all designated Ship Security Officers.

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This course aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to carry out a ship security plan, assessment and actions, security responsibilities, training and equipment, maritime security policy and participate in emergency preparedness, drills and exercises.

Course Outcomes

To provide the necessary knowledge and competence to undertake the duties and responsibilities as a Ship Security Officer, including:

  • Maintain and supervise the implementation of a ship security plan
  • Assess security, risk, threat and vulnerability
  • Undertake regular inspections of the ship to ensure that appropriate security measures are implemented and maintained
  • Ensure that security equipment and systems are properly operated, tested and calibrated
  • Encourage security awareness and vigilance

This is a corporate course run on request.

Please email bookings@ifap.asn.au or phone 1300 432 700 to enquire about dates and fees for this course.

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On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an AMSA course completion statement and are able to apply for AMSA endorsement of their certificate of competency.