ESTS International is a provider of both accredited and customised security courses and programmes. We have Approved Centre status by the UK DfT Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Edexcel. We provide courses in Maritime Security (MARSEC), Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT), Anti-Kidnapping, Personal Security, Close Protection and Commercial Security. We also provide Clients with Security Consultancy Services and design and deliver Specialist Security Training.

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MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Maritime Security Training in Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course with Anti-Piracy Awareness Training ...

The MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course must be undertaken by all seafarers who have designated security duties within the Ship Security Plan.

The PDSD Course has been designed to give delegates with designated security duties an understanding of their various security responsibilities and understanding of the Ship Maritime Security Levels 1 to 3.  The PDSD Course also incorporates Anti-Piracy Awareness Training (APAT) modules.

The MCA Accredited STCW ISPS Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course meets the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in the
Regulation VI/6, paragraph 4 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 6 to 8 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended  and incorporates Proficiency in Security Awareness laid down in Regulation VI/6 and  Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Convention and Code.

 
Course Delegates Will Receive:  
  • Training from MCA Accredited Maritime Security Specialists
  • An in-depth, comprehensive PDSD Course Manual
  • An Internationally-Recognised MCA (STCW ISPS) PDSD Certificate
  • An ESTS Anti-Piracy Awareness Training (APAT) Certificate
 
Course Subjects:  
  • Recognising Security Risks & Threats
  • ISPS Code Overview
  • Security Inspections
  • Security Equipment & Systems
  • Circumvention of Security
  • Relevant International Codes & Conventions
  • The Ship Security Plan
  • Maritime Security Levels
  • Terrorist Weapons & Explosive Devices Recognition
  • Security Contingency & Response
  • Handling of Stowaways & Refugees
 
Anti-Piracy Awareness Training Modules:  
  • Introduction to Maritime Piracy;
  • Introduction to Improvised Explosive Devices;
  • The Use of the Citadel Technique.
 

  Upcoming Course Dates:

Course Code Date Fee Booking
MCA-PDSD 25/04/2015 220 +VAT Book Now
MCA-PDSD 01/05/2015 220 +VAT Book Now
MCA-PDSD 04/05/2015 220 +VAT Book Now
MCA-PDSD 09/05/2015 220 +VAT Book Now
MCA-PDSD 18/05/2015 220 +VAT Book Now
MCA-PDSD 25/05/2015 220 +VAT Book Now

    More course dates available on the Booking Page

Course Fee:
220 +VAT (Standard Fee)
Note: Contact Us for Group Discounts prior to booking.
Duration:
8 Hours (non-residential).
Certification By:
Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA STCW ISPS) & Anti-Piracy Awareness Training through ESTS International.
Training Venue Option 1:
Bury, Greater Manchester.
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Training Venue Option 2:
For GROUP Bookings Only, Courses Can Be Delivered at the Clients Site (Price on Application).
Course Reference Code:
MCA-PDSD
Pre-Requisites of Attendance:
N/A

Ordering in Bulk:
Contact Us to discuss the discount options available for bulk purchases of courses that you can use on any course date.

 
 
 
 
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