Anyone working in the maritime industry shall now be aware of the increased awareness towards security, the basic elements are now available in a easily accessible eLearning course and successful candidates shall be issued with a fully approved MCA, Proficiency in Security Awareness.

This is great way to save a significant amount of time, effort and costs by studying, completing and receiving the fully online, MCA Approved (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course. The course meets the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in Regulation VI/6, paragraph 4 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended and it has been designed to give delegates an understanding of their various security awareness and understanding of the Ship Maritime Security Levels.

Anyone working on or frequenting a ship that does not have designated security duties should (at a minimum) attend the Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Training Course which is a mandatory requirement under the Manila Amendments (2010) and for vessels that come under MNTB / ISPS Code compliance. This includes those wishing to work at sea, all ship crew and personnel engaged on a vessel or cruise ship such as engineers, technical staff, dancers, entertainers, pursers, cooks, waiters and stewards, etc

For a limited time, crew registered with AYC Superyacht Recruitment can receive a £10 discount off the course fees by simply entering the coupon code AYCREW10 when completing the payment process.

COURSE DETAIL

Online MCA Approved (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness Course

About the Course:

The STCW Convention and Code as amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. Anyone working on board, or frequenting a ship to which the ISPS Code applies must possess at a minimum, the Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) certification. This fully Online PSA Course provides the learner with the relevant Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency (KUP). The course lasts approximately four (4) hours.

Course Approving Body:

The fully Online (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course is fully approved by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and certified under our Strategic Partner, Executive Security & Training Services Limited (ESTS International), a fully MCA Approved Course Provider.

MNTB Requirements:

Courses also provide an understanding of the three Maritime Security Levels in relations to the ISPS Code. The Proficiency in Security Awareness Course is the minimum security training requirement for crew members, or anyone working on, or frequenting vessels regularly. Under the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB), the three key course Learning Outcomes of this course are:

  1. The learner is aware of the importance of ship security and the roles of those involved in its provision.
  2. The learner is aware of the requirements and the measures to maintain ship security.
  3. The learner is able to recognise and report a security threat.

Learner Verification:

When signing up to take this online PSA Course, learners will be required to submit evidence of their identification via an online form at the beginning of the course. You will also be required to submit a scanned upload of your official identification (current in-date passport / seaman’s book / drivers licence / certificate of competency / or other official identification). These requirements are in-line with the UK DfT Maritime & Coastguard Agency, and the information is also used for your certificate. Please ensure that you have read our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

Course Certificate:

The course is approved by the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT) Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) under Regulation VI/6, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Course certificate scans will be delivered via email to the email address you have provided to us on successful completion of the course. If you also require a hard copy of the certificate, please contact us at training@virtual-training-centre.online for prices for associated postal costs.

Is the course recognized ?

The course is approved by the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT) Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) under Regulation VI/6, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Course certificate scans will be delivered via email to the email address you have provided to us on successful completion of the course. If you also require a hard copy of the certificate, please contact us for prices of associated postal costs.



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