Reference to standard: STCW 1978 as amended. Code A-VI/5. IMO Model course 3.19.

This course is intended to provide knowledge to those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Ship Security Officer (SSO), as defined in section A/2.1.6 (and section A/12) of the ISPS Code and in section A-VI/5 of the STCW Code, as amended, and in particular the duties and responsibilities with respect to the security of a ship, for implementing and maintaining a Ship Security Plan and for liaising with the Company Security Officer (CSO) and with Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs). With this revision of the Ship Security Officer course, specific training to address the problem of piracy and armed robbery against ships is emphasized. 

Course content in accordance to the Model course 3.19 and STCW 2010 Code A-VI/5. 

Basic legislature, international and national

Types of Threats – Counter-measures – Function of the crew

Safety equipment & security measures for the different security levels

Significance of the Ship Security Assessment (SSA) and the Ship Security Plan (SSP) as well as inspection tasks for evaluation

Implementation of SSA and SSPs incl. audit requirement

Delegation of tasks to the SSOs and ensuring competence 

Communication between CSO – SSO – PFSO incl. Declaration of Security. 

Approval:  Course is approved by Estonian Transport Agency

The combined study course consists of online study at home or at Reval training center and passing a written test at Reval training centre. In the morning of the day indicated in the schedule, we will send you e-mail instructions for logging in to the virtual learning environment. You may take you digital study at home or at reval Training centre, but for written test you have to arrive to Reval training centre.

Course language: English, Estonian, Russian

Instruktorid/Instructors/Инструкторы: Urmas Piir