SSO - Proficiency as Ship Security Officer

SSO - PROFICIENCY AS SHIP SECURITY OFFICER

AIMS

The aims for this course are detailed as below in the objectives section. 

OBJECTIVES

Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the SSP. This knowledge shall include, but is not limited to:  

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition, on a non-discriminatory basis, of characteristics and behavioural patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Crowd management and control techniques
  • Security related communications
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Operation of security equipment and systems
  • Testing, calibration and at-sea maintenance of security equipment and systems
  • Inspection, control, and monitoring techniques
  • Methods of physical searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and vessel stores
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ENTRY STANDARDS 

Seafarers satisfying the STCW 2010, Chapter VI Regulation VI/5 are eligible to follow this course.

COURSE CERTIFICATE 

Documentary evidence should be issued to those who have successfully completed this course indicating that the holder has completed training in Proficiency as Ship Security Officer as based on this course.

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