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UK DfT, EU (Estonia) and Internationally Recognized Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) and PFSO Refresher Training in London, Onsite and Worldwide

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Located in London, Wavetrain provides training & consultancy services to the international shipping and commercial yacht sectors, as well as port authorities, government agencies, and operators worldwide. The courses are conducted onboard HQS Wellington in London.

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) certification is for security officers and persons who have been, or are likely to be, appointed as Port Facility Security Officer or Deputy PFSO under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. This certification is also good for senior security consultants who wish to add a maritime dimension to their career.

Wavetrain also regularly conducts training at a client’s own venue, anywhere worldwide, including in Africa and the Middle East. This certification is UK Department of Transport (DfT) and EU (Estonia) approved and recognized worldwide.

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Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Certification

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  • Course: ISPS Code compliant PFSO certification
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Venue: On board HQS Wellington in London
  • Approval: UK Department for Transport (DfT)
  • Suitable for: Persons nominated as a PFSO or Deputy PFSO, Port Management, Security Supervisors, ISPS Auditors, and Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Accepted by: EU (Estonia) and international recognition
  • Course Compliance: IMO ISPS Code A/17

PFSO Refresher Course

  • Course: ISPS Code compliant PFSO refresher as required by UK DfT
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Venue: On board HQS Wellington in London
  • Approval: UK Department for Transport (DfT)
  • Suitable for: PFSOs who have been qualified for 5 years or more who required a PFSO refresher as required by DfT
  • Accepted by: UK DfT, EU (Estonia) and international Recognition

PFSO Course Content

  • Duties of a Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
  • Understanding the ISPS Code
  • Threats to maritime security
  • Security measures required at each security level
  • Port Facility Security Surveys and Assessment
  • Facility Security Planning
  • Monitoring the Facility
  • Security training and drills
  • Applying the Declaration of Security
  • Overview of port and ship security
  • Dealing with stowaways, piracy and hostage-taking
  • Plus more..

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LAST UPDATED ON Sep 17, 2022