This course is intended to provide the knowledge required to enable personnel without designated security duties in connection with a Ship Security Plan (SSP) to enhance ship security in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI -21 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code, as amended.
Candidates who successfully complete this course should achieve the required standard of competence enabling them to contribute to the enhancement of maritime security through heightened awareness and the ability to recognize security threats and to respond appropriately.
This course is of 4 hours duration held over 1 day.
During this course candidates will become familiar with the meaning and the consequential requirements of the different security levels as well as become familiar with emergency procedures and contingency plans. Candidates will also be able to recognize and detect weapons, dangerous substances and devices. In addition, candidates will learn how to recognize, on a non discriminatory basis, characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security and the techniques used to circumvent security measures.
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites necessary to attend this course.
Candidates wishing to receive a Certificate of Proficiency issued by the administration have to submit an application to Transport Malta office on email address: [email protected]
At the end of the course, candidates are to sit for an oral exam
There no additional costs to pay or special materials or equipment to bring