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.
A mariner who successfully completes the course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.625(a)(1) and STCW Table A-VI/6-2 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties.
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.
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