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Vessel Security Officer (VSO) Course

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm PDT

This is a two day VSO course.

This course is offered by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training

Tuition $550

This two day 16-hour ship security officer course of instruction is designed to give you the proficiency required for personnel who are assigned responsibilities as Vessel Security Officer (VSO).

Our vessel security training will provide you with the tools to perform your duties, per the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. This course complies with the Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW) code Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5. A candidate completing this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer.

As a student of our vessel security officer training course, you can expect to learn how to complete the following tasks:

  • Regularly inspecting the vessel to ensure adherence to security measures
  • Overseeing maintenance and supervision of the implementation of the VSP, and any amendments to the VSP
  • Managing the coordination and handling of cargo and vessel stores and bunkers in compliance with this part
  • Proposing modifications to the VSP to the Company Security Officer (CSO)
  • Ensuring that any problems identified during audits or inspections are reported to the CSO, and promptly implement any corrective actions
  • Assuring security awareness and vigilance on board the vessel
  • Implementing adequate security training for vessel personnel
  • Guaranteeing the reporting and recording of all security incidents
  • Ensuring the coordinated implementation of the VSP with the CSO and the relevant Facility Security Officer, when applicable
  • Ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained
  • Ensuring consistency between security requirements and the proper treatment of vessel personnel affected by those requirements
  • Confirming TWIC programs are in place and implemented appropriately


June 10 @ 8:00 am PDT
June 11 @ 5:00 pm PDT
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