STCW Ship Security Officer

Study Level

Course Code



Lowestoft Campus


3 Days


An MCA approved course meeting the requirements of SOLAS and the ISPS code in respect of Ship Security Officer training.

The course covers security both onboard the ship and the interface between ship, operating company and port facility.

Topics include:

An introduction to the background of the ISPS Code and relevant legislation

The company security organisation, the roles of the CSO and SSO, security requirements and security administration

Ship security assessments, the ship security plan, methods of conducting audits and ship and port facility security measures

Behavioural patterns of people likely to threaten security

Recognition and detection of weapons

Testing and calibration of security equipment and systems

Course dates:

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How much will it cost?

£595.00 + VAT

To book:

Call +44(0)1502 525033, email
or download a booking form and return to the email address above

Course Booking Form (Individual)

Course Booking Form (Company)


Assessment is continuous throughout the course.

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