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Security - Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)

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Price: $419.00
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COURSE OBJECTIVE The Security Training for Seafarers With Designated Security Duties known as Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) satisfies all of the Requirements of paragraphs 6-8 of Section A-VI/6 and Table A-VI/6 of the STCW Code as amended and thetraining requirements of 33 CFR 104.220. Personnel who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the Ship's Security Plan. This knowledge shall include, but not be limied to:

Subject Areas
  • knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices
  • recognition, on a non-discriminatory basis, of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • crowd management and control techniques
  • security related communications
  • knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • operation of security equipment and systems
  • testing, calibration and at-sea maintenance of security equipment and systems
  • inspection, control, and monitoring techniques and
  • methods of physical searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo, and ship stores.