We will be running a combined Ships Security Officer & Company Security Officer Course as part of our approval with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for this course.

With this in mind we have decided to run it a fraction of the price.

Normally the SSO would be £720 and the CSO would be £1128.96. That’s a combined course cost of £1848.96

We are offering this as a one time special offer of £480

To provide training for company security officers to ensure they can carry out their role effectively.

There are 6 outcomes to the training:

Outcome 1: The learner knows the requirements for ship security and the roles and responsibilities of organisations and individuals involved in it.
Outcome 2: The learner is able to assess risk, threat and vulnerability to the ship, its personnel, cargo and operations.
Outcome 3: The learner knows the capabilities and limitations of security methods, equipment and systems.
Outcome 4: The learner is able to draw up a ship security plan and related regulatory requirements and can ensure implementation.
Outcome 5: The learner knows how to determine the effectiveness of current security arrangements, procedures and equipment.
Outcome 6: The learner knows how to promote security awareness and vigilance on board ship.

Prerequisites: There are no pre-requisites for entry to the training.

Duration: 4 Days (0900hrs – 1700hrs Daily)

Cost: £1176.00 (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

Certification validity: N/A

Certification: Upon successful completion candidates will receive MCA approved certificates in the following:

Training for Company Security Officers


This is the easiest and quickest way. Simply click on your preferred date on the left side of the screen that will take you through to the booking system. Select the number of places you would like to book then click add to cart then proceed to checkout. Once you have completed making payment you will be sent confirmation via email which will include a link to download the joining instruction (Please note that sometimes this can be sent to your spam folder).

By phone

Give us a call on 01454 260 130 where one of our dedicated staff members will be able to take your booking.

Company booking

If you are a company and wish to be invoiced please either email or call us on the below details:

E: info@southwestmaritimeacademy.com
T: 01454 260 130

Booking Cancellations and transfers

Cancellations or booking transfers need to be made in writing 14 days prior to the course commencement date. Full details of our course cancellation policy can be found be clicking here

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget.

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