Duration: 3 days

A Ship Security Officer (SSO) is responsible for the security of the ship and for maintaining the Ship Security Plan set out by the shipping company. To do so, he or she must have knowledge of, and have received training in a range of competencies listed in the ISPS Code Part B Article 13.1. The SSO Course is based on the IMO and ICS Model courses and is designed to meet this requirement.

Course Aim

The aim of this training programme is to provide a Ships Security Officer with the knowledge and skills to carry out his/her duties as a designated Ship Security Officer in accordance with the International Ship and Port Facility Code. In particular, he or she will be able to:

Monitor and manage Ships security systems and processes
Motivate and train the crew to perform security duties
Supervise the implementation and maintenance of a Ship Security Plan

Who Should Attend?

Ships officers who have been, or are likely to be, appointed as Ship Security Officers under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and also those with a Maritime background looking to work in Ship Security.

This course has been very popular with security consultants and military service leavers looking to begin a career in maritime security. It is important to highlight that only those who can prove 12 month sea service will be issued with the SSO certificate.

Included In The Course:

Full Course Materials
ISPS Code Booklet
MCA Approved Certificate (SSO or PDSD)
Zip Folder (containing all workbooks, handouts and leaflets)
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