Executing the ISPS-Code is a great responsibility. Certainly if you opt to take this course, as, without a doubt, you will then be able to contribute even more to safety on board your ships.

What will you learn?
You will learn how to ensure ship security, as well as the drawing up, execution and maintenance of the ship security plan. You will also learn about establishing and maintaining contact with the ship security officers and port facility security officers.

What are the prerequisites?
To take this course you will need to have knowledge of the ISPS-Code and SOLAS (Chapter XI). The course is given at the secondary vocational education level.

Included in the course:
• International conventions, codes and national legislation
• Ship and port activities
• Reporting, documentation and security administration
• Security consciousness and responding to emergencies
• Coordination with security officers on board and the port facility
• Responsibilities and functions of other security organisations
• Checks, inspections, security guards and oversight
• Recognising features and behavioural traits of those who could threaten safety, as well as techniques used to circumvent security measures
• Ship-security assessments
• Development, execution and maintenance of the ship security plan and submitting it for approval
• Organising internal checks and assessments of security activities
• Organising ship inspections by the government or a recognised security firm

1 day (or 1 day immediately following the course Ship Security Officer).

Size of group
3 participants min., 10 max.

Course dates
These are available on request.

Application form

Those who complete the course successfully will receive the Company Security Officer certificate.

The fee for the course is € 212, including instruction material, certificate, coffee/tea and lunch.

Additional information
The course, Company Security Officer is available both in Dutch and English, and upon request, can also be held in-house at our Harlingen location.