Proficiency In Designated Security Duties

04 February 2023
  • Fort Lauderdale
8 hours

This course must be attended by crew working on yachts required to conform to the ISPS code who have been given designated security duties under the ships security plan. Consists of an 8 hour classroom session covering subjects such as maritime security key threats, recognition and awareness of threats, plans, and procedures for combating threats, drills, communications, and reporting which is in compliance with STCW Reg V1/6 and Part A of Section A-VI/6 paragraph 4. 


This training leads to the issue of an MCA STCW10 Certificate of Proficiency in Designated Security Duties. On completion of this training the seafarer will be able to maintain the conditions set out in a ship security plan, recognize security risk and threats, undertake regular security inspections, and properly use security equipment and systems. 


From January 1, 2014, all personnel employed or engaged on board vessels that are subject to the ISPS Code will be required to complete the STCW Code update mandated by the 2010 Manila Amendments.


For Bluewater Crew Training Europe (France - Spain), this course is redeemable with your ONE Account. For Bluewater Crew Training USA (Ft. Lauderdale), the ONE Account is not redeemable. 



  • I have a sufficient level of spoken and written English to understand the course content and to pass any verbal or written assessments.
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