Vessel Security Officer (VSO) Course

Seafarers Worldwide Anacortes

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


Proficiency in Survival Craft PSC Lifeboatman Course

Seafarers Worldwide Anacortes

Proficiency in Survival Craft Course provided by Seafarers Worldwide Career Training STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours) ​TUITION $950. TO REGISTER CALL OUR OFFICE AT 206 659 7178 In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival ...

Proficiency in Survival Craft PSC (Lifeboatman) Course

Seafarers Worldwide Anacortes

Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours)

This course is offered by our partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training
To register call our office at 206 659 7178
Tuition 950.

In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival craft, which could mean civilian passengers. The Seafarers Worldwide crew is committed to making authentic training equipment available to everyone who needs this certification. We just completed construction of our new modern lifeboat davit. There is no substitute for the experience gained in this training.

In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch

Operate a Survival Craft engine

Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship

Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics

Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

This course satisfies Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2-1, and Table A- VI/2-l of the STCW Code, and the requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC, and all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the PSC NVIC 01-24. Applicants are not required to present the completed record of assessment sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.