Company Security Officer Course


This Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved training programme provides shipping company officers and managers with the knowledge and skills to carry out duties as a designated Company Security Officer (CSO) in accordance with the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

The course covers:

∙  Implementation and maintenance of Ship’s Security Plans
∙  Monitoring the ship’s security officer, security systems and processes
∙  Training and motivating company and ship personnel in the performance of security related duties
Who Should Attend

Company management personnel who have been, or are likely to be, appointed as Company Security Officers under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Combined CSO/SSO Course Content

∙  Duties and training of a Company Security Officer (CSO) and Ship Security Officer (SSO).
∙  Understanding the ISPS Code
∙  Threats to maritime security
∙  Security measures required at each security level
∙  Ship Security surveys and assessment
∙  Planning and monitoring ship security
∙  Security training and drills
∙  Applying the Declaration of Security
∙  Overview of port facility security
∙  Dealing with stowaways, piracy and hostage-taking
∙  Identifying weapons and improvised explosive devices
∙  Security equipment and systems; capabilities and limitations

Dates 12th – 14th December 
Cost for the 2 combined courses US $995 

Ondeck is working with MUSC to deliver the advanced Security courses for the first time in Antigua 

MUSCs credentials in this field are second to none, with delivery by  Mr Richard Hussey who is an acknowledged subject matter expert in his field. He has a world wide portfolio of Port and ships security surveys, assessments and provision of security.

We are running the CSO and SSO as a combined 3 day course so you will receive both linked certifications