Under the Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention, it is now mandatory for all seafarers to possess knowledge related to security awareness, before engaging on board a vessel, and to undergo security related training. This course meets the requirements of Regulation V1/6 of the STCW Convention as amended.
- Maritime security terms and definitions, including elements that may relate to piracy and armed robbery
- International maritime security policy and responsibilities of governments, companies and persons
- Maritime security levels and their impact on security measures and procedures aboard ship and in port facilities
- Security reporting procedures and security related contingency plans
- Techniques used to circumvent security measures
- Recognition of potential security threats, including piracy and armed robbery
- Recognition of weapons, dangerous substances and devices, and awareness of the damage they can cause
- Handling of security related information and communications
- Training, drill and exercise requirements under the relevant conventions, codes and IMO circulars, including those relevant to anti-piracy and anti-robbery
Next dates for delivery
- 21 June 2021
- 6 December 2021
General fee $575
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