STCW – Proficiency in Security Awareness

Introduced in 2014, the updated STCW code states that all seafarers operating on vessels that adhere to the ISPS code must receive approved security awareness training.

The course will provide those on board ship, who do not have designated security duties, the essential training set out in the STCW code.

The course covers the importance of ship security and the role of those involved in its provision, and the requirements and measures to maintain ship security and recognise and report a security threat.

Pre- Course Requirements

Candidates must be over 16.

Course Content

  • Operational requirements of the ISPS Code
  • Ship security arrangements
  • Methods of personnel search, ship search and crowd management
  • Techniques used to circumvent security
  • Identification of restricted areas on board ship, including methods to prevent unauthorised access
  • Communication Security
  • Response to a security incident

Course Delivery

The course consists of lectures, films and demonstrations.

Assessment and Certification

On completion of the course you will receive the Proficiency in Security Awareness STCW’95 A-VI/1-6 certificate.


Proficiency in Security Awareness Course Dates

There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. if you would like further information about the course or to discuss future course dates then please phone us on 01752 770589

Security Inspection - STCW95 Proficiency in Security Awareness Training Course

Course Cost

Course Fee (Inc. VAT) £70


Course Duration

1/2 Day - 1330 - 1600

Approved By

MCA Approved STCW Security Awareness Course

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