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SECURITY DUTIES – Training for Maritime Personnel with Security Tasks

SECURITY DUTIES – Training for Maritime Personnel with Security Tasks

The course allows all the personnel with security tasks to acquire the right competences in accordance with the Decree n. 1347 of December 3rd, 2013.



  • Course description
  • Competences to achieve
  • Security threats
  • Ship and port conditions and operations

Maritime security policy

  • Notions of main conventions, codes and international rules
  • Definitions
  • Management of sensitive information and security communications

Security-related responsibilities

  • Contracting parties: recognized organisations, management societies, the ship, port facility,

SSO ship security officer, CSO company security officer, PFSO port facility security officer, officers with specific tasks, facility personnel with specific tasks

Security evaluation

  • Evaluation tools
  • On-board security inspections

Security equipment

  • Equipment and systems
  • Operational limits
  • Testing, calibration and maintenance

Threat identification, recognition and management

  • Identification of weapons, dangerous substances or devices
  • Physical inspection of people, personal belongings, baggage, loads and provisions
  • Search coordination, recognition of behavioural models
  • Circumvention techniques
  • Crowd handling

Security actions

  • Action required for every security level
  • Security maintenance and interconnection ship-port
  • DOS
  • Accident warning and security procedures

Training sessions

  • Emergency response procedures
  • Security practical training

Security management

  • Documents and recordings

Certificate recognized by general command of the Coast Guard

(only after passing both theoretical and practical tests)


The course conforms to the VI/6 rule of STCW code and to the decree n. 1346 od December 3rd,2013 (port authority- general command) and aims at training personnel with security tasks

Instructors who have been authorized by the general command of the Coast Guard through decree issued by the Minister of infrastructures and transport

Theoretical aspects


Security management

Security-related responsibilities

Ship security evaluation

Security equipment

Threat identification, recognition and reaction

Security actions on ship

Practical training

Maritime security policy


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Course date
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Additional notes

Duration: 9 hours

Category: Maritime

Code: M16

Target Audience: On-board personnel with security tasks

Validity: No expiry date

Course Location: Apt Safety Group - Via delle Azalee, 21 - 27016 Sant'Alessio con Vialone (PV)

Participants: 6-20

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