Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)
- Feb. 16
- May 22
- Aug 14
- Nov 28
- SOLAS Ch XI-2
- Code Section A-VI/6
- 33 CFR Part 104.220
This course covers security threats and patterns; recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices; recognition of characteristics and behavioral patters of people who may threaten security; techniques used to avoid security measures; crowd management and control; communication; emergency procedures and contingency plans; operating, maintaining and testing security equipment and systems; inspection and monitoring techniques; and conducting physical searches of people, baggage and cargo, among other things.
- Those who are likely to have designated security duties in connection with the vessel security plan should take this course.
- All candidates must have a TWIC.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (718) 409-7341.