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Follow Vessel Security Procedures Skill Set

State ID: GAA43

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

2020 Dates

This course runs for 2 days on the following dates at Fremantle campus.

  • Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 June 


This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

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Page last updated June 03, 2020