STCW Designated Security Duties

STCW Designated Security Duties

Target Group 

Seafarers who are not appointed as Ship Security Officers, but are charged with security tasks according to the ship security plan must have a Designated Security Duties certificate.

Course Duration

1 and 1/2 day

Course Objective

During the course delegates will gain and demonstrate to a level of competence to undertake the duties and responsibilities for personnel with designated security duties. The delegate will acquire knowledge on carrying out security assessment, security equipment, security systems, reporting, documentation and records. Delegates will also acquire knowledge of coordinating execution of a ship security plan with the ship security officer.

Course Outlines

  • Maritime security policy
  • Security responsibilities
  • Ship security assessment
  • Security equipment
  • Threat identification , recognition and response
  • Ship security actions
  • Emergency preparedness , drills and exercise
  • Security administration

Certificate of completion

Upon successful completion and assessment a certificate of proficiency may be issued in accordance with the regulations VI/6, Section A-VI/6, Table A-VI/6 STCW approved by Maritime Administrator Commonwealth of Dominica, USA with no expiry date.

Pre Course Requirement
All delegates must be in possession of a valid seafarer medical certificate issued by an approved medical practitioner.