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Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)

Project Description

Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)

Course Duration: 4 hrs
Please call 01253 694574 to book.

Option 1 – £ 90 + VAT per student

Students have the option to attend and complete the course within one 4 hour session

Option 2 – £ 60 + VAT per student

Students can complete this training as a 4 hour distance learning course, attending our training centre for their written exam only.
The course includes tea/coffee and complimentary lunch.

The STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila Amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. This training is required by all personnel employed or engaged on board ships for which the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code applies.

The course is designed to give those on board ship, who do not have a designated security duty, the essential education and training meeting the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements in support of Chapter XI-2 of the annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974, as amended and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Each student will also receive a handbook to assist your learning throughout the course.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be provided with a MCA approved Proficiency in Security Awareness certificate.

Proficiency in Security Awareness Course Learning Objectives:

  • An awareness of the importance of ship security and the roles of those involved in its provisions.
  • An awareness of the requirements and measures needed to maintain ship security.
  • An ability to recognise and report a security threat.


Candidates are assessed by multiple-choice examination.

Upon booking individuals will receive comprehensive joining instructions and details of our recommended local hotels all of which offer a preferential rate for Colossal students.
Please contact us and a member of our team will be happy to assist you further.

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