The STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. All personnel employed or engaged on board ships to which the ISPS Code applies require this training. These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2012.
- All seafarers who do not have specific security-related duties on board are required to hold a “Proficiency in Security Awareness” (PSA) Certificate
IMSA is proud to introduce their MCA approved “Proficiency in Security Awareness” course
Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) training is carried out by MCA & DfT Maritime accredited trainers with the highest levels of maritime security experience so when you come to us for maritime security training of any kind you can be sure you are getting the best in the industry.
” An excellent course, very well planned and time used efficiently. Great group discussion and lots of real life examples from a knowledgeable instructor.”
Please click on the link below to see the MCA document outlining this new security training requirement :
On completion of the training, the trainees will have sufficient knowledge to enable them to:
- Contribute to the enhancement of maritime security on their ship through heightened awareness
- Recognise security threats
- Understand the need for and methods of, maintaining security awareness and vigilance
On successful completion of the course, candidates will be issued the MCA approved STCW ’78-95 as amended, Regulation VI/6 paragraph 1 and STCW Code Section A-VI/6 paragraph 4 “Proficiency in Security Awareness” Certificate
Who Should Attend?
All seafarers (including massage and beauty therapists, fitness instructors, physicians, acupuncturists, hairdressers, nail technicians and receptionists, pursers, waiters, entertainment staff, cooks, stewards etc)
Included In The Course:
- Full course materials
- Internationally recognised certificate
Half a day (4 hours)
£95 + VAT
Please contact us directly on +44 (0)1202 649 874 for available course dates
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