STCW Proficiency for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties (PDSD), MCA approved course aims to give those undertaking designated security duties on board ship the essential education and training meeting the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the following STCW table, which supports Chapter XI-2 of the annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974, as amended and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.
The course has 5 separate outcomes and you will have to submit short pieces of coursework as well as sitting an examination in order to gain a pass. You are required to submit identification documentation (Seamans card) at enrolment.
You can review the course as many times as you need before you take the exam.
Please note you will not receive your certificate until your credentials have been verified (usually within 24 hours during the working week). Once your credentials have been verified your certificate will be sent electronically to you immediately and a hard copy dispatched usually within 5-10 working days.
Seafarers and security personnel who are on ISPS compliant vessels, who have been assigned designated duties under the Ship’s Security Plan (SSP)
Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Reg VI/6 para 4 to 6 Section A-VI/6, para 6-8
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