This course covers the mandatory minimum basic safety training requirements as set out in Regulation VI/5, Section A-VI/5, Table A-VI/5 of the STCW 1978 as amended 2010.
The Ministry Course Approval Number is MTP/01/SS-310/2014.

On successful completion of this course, participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to undertake the duties and responsibilities as a Ship Security Officer, as defined in section A/12.2 of the ISPS Code, which include, but are not limited to:

  • undertaking regular security inspections of the ship to ensure that appropriate security measures are maintained;
  • maintaining and supervising the implementation of the Ship Security Plan, including any amendments to the plan;
  • coordinating the security aspects of the handling of cargo and ship’s stores with other shipboard personnel and with the relevant Port Facility Security Officers;
  • proposing modifications to the Ship Security Plan;
  • reporting to the Company Security Officer any deficiencies and non-conformities identified during internal audits, periodic reviews, security inspections and verifications of compliance and implementing any corrective actions
  • enhancing security awareness and vigilance on board;
  • ensuring that adequate training has been provided to shipboard personnel, as appropriate;
  • reporting all security incidents;
  • coordinating implementation of the Ship Security Plan with the Company Security Officer and the relevant Port Facility Security Officer; and
  • ensuring that security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated and maintained, if any.

The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to perform their relevant duties on the ship.
Total Duration = 18 hrs.
The course is open for:

  • Seafarers serving on board at Management or Operational level, or
  • Seafarers serving on board at Support level with at least one year sea service, or
  • Seafarers as per Merchant Shipping Notice - MSN/07/2007.
  • Target Seafarers are Officers on Ship.

Maximum 30 students

Classes @ FMA

9 - 13 January 2017

 Updating Course for Deck Officer -  Management Level

23 - 27 January 2017  Updating Course for Deck Officer -  Operational Level