Professional Yachtmaster Training

The Security Awareness course is for Crew Members that have Security Duties as Part of Their Job

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  • MCA/USCG Security Awareness With Designated Duties – 1 Day – $300

This is an 8 hour course and fulfills the STCW code for the requirement for a Vessel Security for Personnel with Security Duties (VSPSD). Also See: ISPS Security Officer Course

Course Length:

  • 1 (one) – 8 hours (One Day)

– OR –

  • 2 (two) – 4 hours (Evening Class) (4:30pm to 8:30pm)


  • 12 Students (max)

This Course Covers The Following:

  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Requirements of the different MARSEC Levels
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • MARSEC Levels
  • Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • 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
  • Methods of physical screening of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and vessel stores

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