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567 Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

 
Price

$ 299.00

Course Duration

1 Days

Approvals

USCG and DNV

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Course Description

This Maritime Security course is for all seafarers that have security duties as part of their job. The course is 8 hours in length and is typically offered in one day. This fulfills the STCW as amended requirement for VSPSD in accordance with STCW VI/6 for vessel security for personnel with security duties. If you are a Ship Security Officer please see course #171. This class often runs until 1800 (6pm).

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Overview: Vessel Security for Personnel with Security Duties (VSPSD) is 1-day course.

USCG APPROVAL PROVISIONS:

 Has successfully completed the Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) course satisfying the requirements for security-related training of  46 CFR 12.625(a)(1), Paragraphs 4 and 6-8 of Section A-VI/6 and Table A-VI/6 and A-VI-6-1 and A-VI/6-2 of the STCW Code, as amended.

 MCA APPROVAL PROVISIONS:

 Has successfully completed the Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) course satisfying the requirements for security-related training of STCW Regulation VI/6 paragraph 4 Section A-VI/6 paragraph 6 to 8, of the STCW Code, as amended.

 

Course Length: 8hrs

Course Objectives: The Vessel Security for Personnel with Security Duties (VSPSD) course is an instructor-led course and will cover the following:

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Crowd management and control techniques
  • Security-related communications
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Operation of security equipment and systems
  • Testing, calibration, and maintenance of security equipment and systems, both ashore and at sea
  • Inspection, control, and monitoring techniques
  • Relevant provisions of the Vessel Security Plan (VSP)
  • Methods of physical screening of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and vessel stores
  • The meaning and the consequential requirements of the different MARSEC Levels
  • Familiarity with all relevant aspects of the TWIC program and how to carry them out

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On Saturday November 2017 Boris said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

Outstanding course, Russ’ personal experiences as a Captain and a former coastguardsman added to the learning experience.

On Tuesday October 2016 Philip said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

Professional and knowledgeable instructor, great class. Learned a lot

On Tuesday June 2016 David said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

Excellent super friendly and knowledgable staff.

On Monday November 2014 Daniel said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

as always your instructors prove to be a vast wealth of knowledge. Jeff did an awesome job

On Monday April 2014 Adesoji said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

The front office staff are so amazing. Ready to help at all time. They all deserve best staff award of all time. I wish all members of mpt staff all the best. Love u all.

On Saturday April 2014 Gerald said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

As always professional and courteous staff and excellent courses and instruction.

On Monday October 2013 Dwayne said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

No improvements needed the course is exceptionally well organized! Salute goes out to the instructor for a job well done!

Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Classes
Class Number Start Date Finish Date
010466 02 Dec 2017 02 Dec 2017
009949 11 Dec 2017 11 Dec 2017
010469 16 Dec 2017 16 Dec 2017
011623 08 Jan 2018 08 Jan 2018
012130 13 Jan 2018 13 Jan 2018
012109 03 Feb 2018 03 Feb 2018
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012110 17 Feb 2018 17 Feb 2018
012111 03 Mar 2018 03 Mar 2018
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012113 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2018
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012114 14 Apr 2018 14 Apr 2018
012115 28 Apr 2018 28 Apr 2018
011619 30 Apr 2018 30 Apr 2018
012116 12 May 2018 12 May 2018
011620 29 May 2018 29 May 2018
012117 02 Jun 2018 02 Jun 2018
012118 09 Jun 2018 09 Jun 2018
012119 23 Jun 2018 23 Jun 2018
012120 14 Jul 2018 14 Jul 2018
011621 16 Jul 2018 16 Jul 2018
012121 28 Jul 2018 28 Jul 2018
012122 11 Aug 2018 11 Aug 2018
011991 20 Aug 2018 20 Aug 2018
012123 25 Aug 2018 25 Aug 2018
012124 15 Sep 2018 15 Sep 2018
012125 24 Sep 2018 24 Sep 2018
012126 29 Sep 2018 29 Sep 2018
012127 08 Oct 2018 08 Oct 2018
012128 13 Oct 2018 13 Oct 2018
012129 27 Oct 2018 27 Oct 2018
012286 12 Nov 2018 12 Nov 2018