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Vessel Security Officer

Vessel Security Officer

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Course Length: 16 hours
Cost: $500
Prerequisite: None

Vessel Security Officer is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students the proficiency required to perform duties as Vessel Security officer in accordance with Maritime Transportation Security Act.  Topics of discussion include properly inspecting the vessel to ensure security measures are maintained, security awareness and vigilance on board a vessel, proper operation of security equipment, and training vessel personnel on security procedures.  

Any student successfully completing this 16 hour Vessel Security Officer 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.