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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 Sunday March 2020 Benjamin said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

It was great. I will be back and respect the school. Thank you for a tremendous experience all week.

On Saturday January 2018 Ronald said the following about
Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (VSPSD) (PDSD)

Bernard did an excellent job teaching this class.

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

The instructor was proficient in the subject and was able to get the subject matter to us in an encouraging way

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
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016163 20 Jun 2020 20 Jun 2020
015901 18 Jul 2020 18 Jul 2020
015902 01 Aug 2020 01 Aug 2020
015903 15 Aug 2020 15 Aug 2020
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015906 19 Sep 2020 19 Sep 2020
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