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Welcome to SSTG Maritime Training - STCW Approved

STCW Approved Training

Ship Security Officer

Our Deck Cadets Course provides you with comprehensive grounding and skills for a career at sea

Course Description: The Ship Security Officer (SSO) course is a mandatory requirement if you are looking to work in Maritime security sector.
With the ever present threat of piracy and other security related threats, the need for qualified maritime security is in demand worldwide. This is not only related to commercial shipping but includes port facilities and the private sector. Students would have acquired upon completion the skills to Maintain ship security plans, Appreciate security levels, Develop and maintain measures for the control of access to the vessel, Conduct ship security and risk assessments and Implement effective search mechanisms and security control.

Duration: 3 Days

Entry Requirements: None

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course:

  • Maintain and Supervise the Implementation of a Ship Security Plan
  • Assess Security Risk, Threat and Vulnerability
  • Undertake Regular Inspections of the Ship to Ensure that Appropriate Security Measures are Implemented and Maintained
  • Ensure that Security Equipment and Systems, if any, are Properly Operated, Tested and Calibrated
  • Encourage Security Awareness and Vigilance
  • BMP4 (Best Management Practices for Protection Against Somalia Based Piracy)

Additional Requirements: None

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments.

Price: Please request our Price List (light lunch included)

This Course is Only Available at the Following Training Centres:

St. Helena Bay | Port Elizabeth

Due to available facilities and infrastructure at our various training centres, courses and course prices may vary.


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