1750 | Vessel Security Officer

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Course Number: 1750
Course Length: 16 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 15
Price: $500.00

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Any applicant who satisfactorily completes our Vessel Security Officer (MIDATL-573) course will satisfy the training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.

This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code as amended Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5. Those who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer as defined in 33 CFR Part 104, which include, but are not limited to:

  1. Regularly inspecting the vessel to ensure that security measures are maintained;
  2. Ensuring maintenance and supervision of the implementation of the VSP, and any amendments to the VSP;
  3. Ensuring the coordination and handling of cargo and vessel stores with other shipboard personnel and with relevant Port Facility Security Officers;
  4. Proposing modifications to the VSP to the Company Security Officer (CSO);
  5. Ensuring that any problems identified during audits or inspections or periodic reviews are reported to the CSO, and promptly implement any corrective actions;
  6. Ensuring security awareness and vigilance on board the vessel;
  7. Ensuring adequate security training for vessel personnel;
  8. Ensuring the reporting and recording of all security incidents;
  9. Ensuring the coordinated implementation of the VSP with the CSO and the relevant Facility Security Officer, when applicable;
  10. Ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained;
  11. Ensuring consistency between security requirements and the proper treatment of vessel personnel affected by those requirements; and
  12. Ensuring TWIC programs are in place and implemented appropriately.

2020 COURSE DATES:
08/20/2020 – 08/21/2020
09/03/2020 – 09/04/2020
09/17/2020 – 09/18/2020
10/15/2020 – 10/16/2020
10/29/2020 – 10/30/2020
11/12/2020 – 11/13/2020
11/23/2020 – 11/24/2020
12/10/2020 – 12/11/2020
12/17/2020 – 12/18/2020

2021 COURSE DATES: 
01/28/2021 – 01/29/2021
02/18/2021 – 02/19/2021
03/22/2021 – 03/23/2021
04/26/2021 – 04/27/2021
05/24/2021 – 05/25/2021
06/28/2021 – 06/29/2021
07/08/2021 – 07/09/2021
08/30/2021 – 08/31/2021
09/09/2021 – 09/10/2021
10/14/2021 – 10/15/2021
11/22/2021 – 11/23/2021
12/02/2021 – 12/03/2021

Class Starts at:   8:00 a.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:   7:00 a.m.

Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course