Maritime Security Awareness
Course 561N

MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.

Preparing for Maritime Security Awareness

Course Description

This class #561N is offered as a night class during the STCW Basic Safety Training Class. It is also offered as a 4 hour daytime class as #561.

This 4 hour DNV/MARAD/USCG NMC Approved Course is in compliance with: Regulations 13.4 (Part B)of the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code; The Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002; The STCW Code, as amended, Chapter VI, Section A-VI/6 and Table A-VI/6; The IMO Model Course Number 3.27 Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers (2012 edition); and Model Course MTSA 04-03 Maritime Security Awareness (2004 edition); The United States Coast Guard regulations contained in 33 CFR Chapter 1 Subchapter H; the mandatory training requirements in 33 CFR Parts 104 and 105; The Guidelines for Maritime Security Training Course Providers, Reference Federal Register February 8, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 25). This course is open to all seafarers and has no training or experience prerequisites. It satisfies requirements for all seafarers to obtain maritime security awareness level training. If you are a seafarer listed on the station bill as having specific duties related to security or as the ship security officer, please see alternative courses or contact an MPT Career Counselor for guidance.



none - good at entry level

1 day class in Fort Lauderdale

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Required Materials

passport or national ID, paper and pencil


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Awesome place, very friendly and caring staff.
Nanci, Wednesday May 2018
Maritime Security Awareness
I was very pleased with the entire experience.
Lynne, Wednesday June 2016
Maritime Security Awareness
Great class, great staff
Andrew, Wednesday December 2015
Maritime Security Awareness
Russ is great!!
Lisa, Wednesday December 2014
Maritime Security Awareness
Not poss! Pefect in every way:)
John, Monday November 2013
Maritime Security Awareness