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Ship Security Officer (SSO) Training - Wavetrain / MUSC

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UK MCA Approved STCW & ISPS Ship Security Officer (SSO) Certification in London - MUSC

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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. Wavetrain Offers Maritime & Underwater Security Consultants (MUSC) SSO Course onboard HQS Wellington in London.

This UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), and Marshall Islands approved training program provides ship’s officers with the knowledge and skills to carry out their duties as a designated Ship Security Officer (SSO), in accordance with the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS ) Code. The course also incorporates the 2010 Manila amendments. This course is provided by MUSC London.

Wavetrain also regularly conducts training at a client’s own venue, anywhere worldwide, including in Africa and the Middle East. This certification is UK MCA and Marshal Islands approved and recognized worldwide.

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Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Ship Security Officer (SSO) Certification

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  • Course: ISPS and STCW Code compliant SSO certification
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Venue: On board HQS Wellington in London
  • Approval: UK MCA (through MUSC)
  • Suitable for: Persons nominated as a SSO
  • Accepted by: UK MCA, Marshal Islands and international recognition
  • Prerequisites: A minimum of 12 months seagoing service on vessels over 80gt or 24M

SSO Course Content

  • Duties of a Ship Security Officer (SSO)
  • Understanding the ISPS Code
  • Current Maritime Security threats
  • Ship Security surveys and assessment
  • Ship Security Plan
  • Security measures required at each security level
  • Techniques to circumvent security
  • Piracy and vessel hardening
  • Dealing with stowaways.
  • Searching
  • Identifying weapons and improvised explosive devices
  • Monitoring ship security
  • Information and Cyber Security
  • Security training and drills
  • Plus more

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 17, 2022