The 3-Day Ship Security Officer (SSO) course is designed specifically for individuals who wish to either gain more knowledge in their current maritime security field, or wish to move into maritime security as a Ship Security Officer (SSO). The SSO Course is fully-comprehensive and information-packed and instructed by certified Maritime Security Training Specialists, approved by the MCA, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB).

The aim of this course is to certify the Course Candidate as a STCW ISPS Ship Security Officer following the ISPS Code and provide them with the relevant STCW ISPS Certification.

This course is specifically designed for crew who may encounter a security or safety problem as they transit hostile environments and adverse conditions.

It includes an introduction to the background of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), the roles of the Company Security Officer (CSO) and Ship Security Officer, security requirements and security administration.

The programme covers security drills, security exercises, crowd management techniques, security protection and emergency preparedness.

June 19 - 21, 2017