ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Course 171

This course is USCG Approved and focuses on giving the candidate a comprehensive understanding of the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code and the Maritime Transportation and Safety Act (MTSA) as they pertain to the security officers both onboard the vessel and onshore through company designations at the port facility.

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Course Description

ISPS International Ship & Port Security Officers SSO/VSO/CSO/PFSO Combination - Course #171

This 3 day course is USCG Approved. This course focuses on giving the candidate a comprehensive understanding of the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code and the Maritime Transportation and Safety Act (MTSA) as they pertain to the security officers both onboard the vessel and onshore through company designations at the port facility.

Each role and their requirements will be reviewed for a complete understanding of the responsibilities and unique security considerations of each level. This will assist companies in developing and implementing their security plans.

Subjects Include:
ISPS & MTSA Code Overviews
Developing a Threat & Risk Analysis
Developing Security Plans
Implementing Security Plans
Choosing Security Equipment
Training & Drill Requirements
Developing an Incident Command
Identifying Suspicious Behavior
Identifying Suspicious Items
Conducting Physical Searches
Using Security Equipment
Maintaining Security Equipment
Organizing Onboard Training & Drills
Managing Onboard Training & Drills
Managing On-going Threats
Port/Facility Security Issues 
The Role of the Security Officer
 
Certification Includes:
Ship/Vessel Security Officer (SSO/VSO)
Company Security Officer (CSO)
Port/Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
 
Certificate will read:

24 hour, Coast Guard approved, Vessel/Ship Security Officer, Company Security Officer, and Port Facility Security Officer; in accordance with the following training requirements and standards: Section A/13.2 and section B/13.1, B/13.2, and 18.1 (Part A & B) of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code; SOLAS amendments, Chapter XI, Regulation 5, and Chapter XI-2, Regulations 1 -13; Regulations and requirements defined in STCW, as amended, as Regulation VI/5 and STCW Code Section A-VI/5; the mandatory training requirements in 33 CFR Parts 104 and 105; the MARAD Model Course MTSA; the IMO Model Course 3.19; the IMO Model Course 3.20; and the IMO Model Course 3.21.



3 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

Pen, Pencil, Paper, Highlighter(s), and Colored Pencils or Markers.

 

Testimonials

You all are amazing keep up the GREAT work!
Gregory, Wednesday March 2021
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
excellent, congratulations you have a great professor Jeff is wonderful teaching
Kurt, Friday August 2019
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Great instructor for the Vso class
Eric, Thursday May 2016
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Great class
Raymond, Thursday September 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Thanks for excellent instructor.
Sami Salman, Thursday May 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Everyone was a pleasure to work with !
Raymond, Monday April 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
I was very thankful for the extra effort the crew went through to obtain a space large enough to accommodate those of us on the waiting list. Capt. Andy Knows the material very well, and more importantly was able to engage the class and keep the material interesting.
Gordon, Thursday April 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Have been attending your facility for at least 15 years off and on. You have always kept it nice and have improved over the years Thanks again
Charles, Wednesday February 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
All my classes, since 1998 have been stellar and wonderful learning experiences. I do not know how to put it any other way. Thank you, Tom Matthes
Thomas, Wednesday February 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
You struck gold with Andy Scheer as an instructor.
Charles, Wednesday February 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Keep up the GREAT job!!
David, Thursday January 2014
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
just fine. Don't need to change anything
James, Tuesday December 2013
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
Keep up the good work!
Jose, Tuesday October 2013
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class
None, staff very friendly, very enjoyable experience.
Jason, Monday November 2012
ISPS Security: SSO/VSO/PFSO/CSO combo class