STCW training course

STCW Proficiency for Ship Security Officer

STCW 2010 Approved Maritime Training

This training course is intended to meet the requirements set out in Regulation VI/5 and Section A-VI/5 of the STCW Code and relevant UK legislation and is based on the MCA / MNTB ship security officer specifications.

Approved by the MCA, it has been designed to give delegates a full understanding of the STCW Code, how to implement the Code and related legislation to fulfil the documentation requirements and maintain an effective security system for their operation.

The course includes:

  • Maintenance, supervision and implementation of a ship security plan
  • Assess security risk, threat and vulnerability
  • Ship inspections
  • Proper operation of equipment
  • Security awareness and vigilance


Upon successful completion of the training candidates will receive an STCW certificate of Proficiency for Ship Security Officers.

Please Note: This course is run in conjunction with our approved training partners

Required Qualifications

Those undertaking this STCW 2010 training course must have either:

  • Approved seagoing service of 12 months or more


  • The discretion of the MCA - appropriate sea service (minimum three months) and knowledge of ships operations to enable them to achieve the objectives of the training

On completion of the training, trainees are able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Ship Security Officer.

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