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Course Duration

3 Days

Course Objectives

This intensive course provides a full understanding of the ISPS Code, how to implement the Code, fulfil the documentation requirements and maintain an effective security management system.

  • Knowledge of the ISPS Code and the Australian MT&OFS Act and Regulations
  • Roles and Responsibilities of governments and industry participants - working relationships
  • Roles and responsibilities of security officers in ports and on ships and offshore facilities
  • Principles of security - physical, technical, manpower
  • Identifying maritime and offshore security threats and making decisions
  • Training, drills, exercises, internal and external audit requirements
  • Access control for ships, ports, port and offshore facilities, security zones, identification systems
  • Risk assessment principles - AS/NZS ISO 31000:2018
  • Security assessments: vulnerabilities, treatments
  • Security plans - structure, development, maintenance, going beyond compliance
  • Maritime security levels, responding to security threats and directions - chain of command
  • Correct usage of the "Declaration of Security"
  • Terrorist behaviour and methods of concealment of weapons of terrorism
  • Bomb searches and crowd control - security evacuation procedures
  • Control measures, powers of officials, incident and event reporting obligations, penalties
  • Developing and maintaining a security awareness and vigilance culture