Formed in 2004 and since become a leading provider of bespoke and fully-accredited Maritime Security Training Courses through the UK Department of Transport Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). ESTS are also fully accredited as a Training Centre by Edexcel (Pearson Group) offering Medical Training Courses such as FPOS-Intermediate and MIRA. We also specialise in the provision of Hostile Environment Awareness Training and the Anti-Kidnap & Targeting Indicator (AKTI) Courses.  
 

 
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Our intensive 3-day MCA Accredited STCW ISPS Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course meets the requirements of STCW A-VI/5 and is based on the MCA / MNTB Ship Security Officer specifications.  Approved by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), it has been designed to give delegates a full understanding of, and how to implement the ISPS Code and related legislation to fulfil the documentation requirements and maintain an effective security system for their operation. The course also incorporates our own Anti-Piracy Awareness Training modules.  In addition to the Manchester, UK Head Office Venue, the course can be presented worldwide and to a client's requirements. Course Delegates will receive training from a highly-experienced MCA Accredited Trainer, and receive a very informative and information-packed Ship Security Officer Course Manual to use as an invaluable reference aid.

MCA (STCW ISPS) Proficiency as Ship Security Officer & Anti-Piracy Awareness Training Course
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Price: 420 GBP + VAT Per Student | 3 Days Non-Residential Course
Course Venue: Manchester Head Office, United Kingdom | Clients Location for Private Courses
Course Certificate 1:

Full MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO) Certificate.
 
Regulation VI/5, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/5, paragraphs 1 to 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978,  as amended and incorporates Proficiency in Security Awareness and Designated Security Duties laid down in Regulation VI/6 and Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Convention and Code.

Course Certificate 2: ESTS International Anti-Piracy Awareness Training (APAT) Certificate
Course Pre-Requisites:

For full STCW Certification, a minimum of 12 months relevant sea time or experience in related Service (Navy, Marines, Merchant Navy, Coastguard etc) unless an MCA Waiver is obtained. By applying for this course you are offering confirmation that you possess the relevant sea-time or experience as required.


Subjects Covered:
  • Principles and Responsibilities of National and International Requirements;
  • The SSO's duties & responsibilities;
  • Maintaining Ship Security Plans;
  • Appreciate the Ship Security Levels;
  • The handling of Sensitive Security Related Information;
  • Develop and maintain measures for the control of access to the vessel;
  • Conduct ship security and risk assessments;
  • The use and maintenance of security equipment;
  • The handling and safeguarding of stowaways;
  • An introduction to Maritime Piracy;
  • Maritime Anti-Piracy Countermeasures;
  • Implementing effective search mechanisms and security controls.
Assessment Methods:

Continuous assessment will be conducted during the course theory with Q&A sessions throughout the course. Delegates are actively encouraged to participate and contribute where they are able

Associated Training:
MCA (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course
MCA (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course
MCA (STCW ISPS) Superyacht Security & Anti-Piracy Training Packages

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Additional Expenses:

Any associated airfares, meals and accommodation for Instructors to be arranged at the Clients expense. Any other expenses where applicable will be cleared with the Client prior to agreement of provision of training.
 

ESTS International are a fully approved Training Centre by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Courses.

MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course with ESTS International.
MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course with ESTS International.
MCA Accredited (STCW ISPS) Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course with ESTS International.

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ESTS International
United Kingdom Office

Delphian House, Riverside
Salford, Manchester
M3 5FS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 161 839 8243
Email: info@specialist-security.com   
   
 
Company Registration Numbers

UK Company Number: 05096008
VAT Number: 138229115
ESTS International are recognised as a Training Centre by the MCA, Edexcel (The Pearson Group) and offer SIA Recognised Courses.

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