Course Length: 16 hours
This 2-day course aims to provide knowledge to those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Company Security Officer (CSO), as defined in paragraph 2.1.7 (and paragraph 11.1) of the ISPS Code, Part A, and in particular the duties and responsibilities with respect to the security of a ship, for ensuring the development (or for developing) of a ship security assessment, for ensuring the development (or for developing), implementation, maintenance and updating of a ship security plan and for liaising with Ship Security Officers (SSOs) and with Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs). Those who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of Company Security Officer, as defined in section A/11.2 of the ISPS Code, which include, but are not limited to: advising the level of threats likely to be encountered by the ship, using appropriate security assessments and other relevant information;
Course is in compliance with the following standards: Regulations 13.1 and 13.2 (Part A and B) of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and IMO Model Course 3.20 Company Security Officer (2003) edition).
A clear mind ready to learn and retain a large volume of information.
Paper and pencil for note taking