If you are the designated SSO, you must successfully complete an MCA-approved Ship Security Officer training programme, meeting the standards laid down in paragraph A-VI/5 of the STCW Code and taking into account the guidance given in section B-VI/5 of the Code.
For the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency as an SSO you must:
- Have completed at least 12 months’ approved seagoing service or a minimum of 3 months’ appropriate seagoing service5 allowing you to gain knowledge of ships operations to enable you to achieve the objectives of the training
- Successfully complete an MCA-approved training programme in Ship Security Officer training programme, meeting the standards laid down in paragraph A-VI/5 of the STCW Code.
Ship Security Officer training encompasses Security Awareness and Designated Security Duties, therefore, if you hold a Ship Security Officer Certificate of Proficiency, there is no separate requirement to complete Security Awareness or Designated Security Duties training.
Please contact C Force Marine with any questions or further information you may need or for larger bookings.
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