Security Awareness Training for Seafarers Without Designated Security Duties

There are no sections available for this course. Some courses are based on public/industry interest.Please fill out our course communication form to express interest in this course which will help us in organizing future sections.

Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate Marine Institute Certificate of Achievement


Mask Requirement Update

Non-medical masks are mandatory for all faculty, staff, students and visitors at the Marine Institute. These must be worn in public spaces and common areas or any time a two-metre physical distance cannot be maintained.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

In line with Memorial University’s vaccine policy, the Marine Institute campus is implementing a vaccine policy for all industrial clients accessing a Marine Institute campus for training courses. All industry clients will be required to upload their vaccination status prior to starting a course. This process is not time consuming and is a requirement to be on campus. More details on the Vaccination Declaration Form is available here.

Course Description

This course provides knowledge and familiarization awareness training to all persons employed or engaged on a seagoing vessel compliant with the requirements of the ISPS Code, other than passengers, as defined in Table A-VI/6-1 of the STCW Code, and section 214 of the Canadian MTSR, and in particular the duties and responsibilities with respect to assisting the Vessel Security Officer in enhancing the security of a vessel.

Course Outline

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Maritime Security Policy

3.0 Security Responsibilities

4.0 Threat Identification, Recognition and Response

5.0 Vessel Security Actions

6.0 Emergency Preparedness, Drills, and Exercises

ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.