About the Service

We are offering a three day Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) training course from 16 - 18 November 2021 at our Manchester office that will provide port facility security officers with the training necessary to meet their requirements under the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) Code. This Port Facility Security Officer Course offers a practical approach to interpreting and implementing measures that will help ensure compliance with maritime security requirements who is responsible for overseeing the security of ports and port facilities. This Security Awareness PFSO Training course builds awareness of vital security policies, procedures, and individual behaviours by using relevant case studies and the experience and knowledge of our trainer - James Murray. Real-life complex experiences are presented that add relevance and increase learner comprehension of how to tackle situations in an uncontrolled complex environment. The main objective of this course is to provide a better understanding of the security risks in a high-risk environment by all employees who can then make the correct operational decisions that will curb security risks.

Who should attend?

  • Designated port facility Security Officers and Deputies
  • Port operations Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Health and Safety professionals in support of security requirements
  • Company Security Officers (CSO)
  • Emergency Management and Crisis Management Teams (EMTCMT)
  • Others likely to support the security function within the Port Facility whose roles may impact security outcomes

Why you should attend?

  • We are recognised as a global leading Maritime Risk management company
  • Our course is approved by the British Government Department for Transport (DfT) and is of the highest calibre focused on current threats and risks
  • Health and Safety professionals in support of security requirements
  • We have trained over 3000 senior security managers on all aspects of the ISPS code PFSO/SSO/CSO including security companies dedicated to security functions
  • We deliver high-end solutions at competitive rates

What is Covered?

  • Security administration
  • Codes, conventions and recommendations
  • Government legislation and regulations
  • Responsibilities of other security organisations
  • Methodology of the Port Facility Security Assessment (PFSA)
  • Methods of ship and port facility inspections and audits
  • Ship and port operations and conditions
  • Ship and port facility security measures
  • Emergency preparedness and planning
  • Training techniques for security and education
  • Handling security-sensitive information
  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of weapons and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioural patterns of persons likely to threaten security, on a non-descriminatory basis
  • Techniques use to circumvent security
  • Security equipment, systems and operational limitations
  • Methods of conducting audits, inspections, control and monitoring
  • Methods of physical searches and non-intrusive inspections
  • Security drills and exercises and assessment of security objectives, including drills and exercises with ships

Get ready to upskill your knowledge and take on PFSO duties and responsibilities as defined in the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code for with all relevant literature and booklets that come at a cost of £950 per person +  VAT.  Enquire Now!