Based on the new requirements of STCW 2010 Manila Amendments, every seafarer with designated security duties is required to fulfill the competencies of table A-VI/6-2. They must be able to perform designated on board security duties, including anti-piracy and anti-armed-robbery-related activities.
Duration of Course: 2 days
Attendance: Minimum 4 trainees per day.
The course objectives:
- Proficiency in security awareness; and
- Proficiency in designated security duties.
This training course is mandatory starting from the 1st January 2014. The program of this course includes the recognition of security risks and threats, regular ship inspections, proper usage of security equipment and maintaining the conditions as set out in the ship security plan. As mentioned in part B of the code the expression “with designated security duties”, refers to those who have specific duties and responsibilities according to the Ship Security Plan. This training needs to be undertaken once during their career.