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1 GUIDE LINES Training for ship security officers Compiled by LESLIE HEMACHANDRA Effective date: 1 st August 2005

2 Introduction Mandatory requirements concerning Ship Security Officers are set out in Chapter XI-2 of the Annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended and in Part A of the ISPS Code. Guidance regarding the mandatory requirements is contained in Part B of the ISPS Code. Health and Safety: Conduct of training All training institutes must adhere to applicable regulations made under the Health and Safety at Work. Training instituters are required to make assessments of any potential risks to the health and safety of staff and trainees that may be associated with their activities. They are also required to identify, implement, monitor and review effective measures for minimizing and controlling them. In addition, Training instituters will be required to make effective arrangements for dealing with any emergency, incident or accident that may occur during the course of training. Specification for approval of training for ship security officers Scope Objectives This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in A/12.2 of the ISPS Code and corresponding guidance in Part B of the Code On completion of the training, the trainees will have sufficient knowledge, understanding and skills to enable them to undertake the duties of a Ship Security Officer (SSO) including ability to: i ii iii iv v co-ordinate implementation of the ship security plan with the company security officer and the relevant port facility security officer; maintain and supervise implementation of the ship security plan, including any amendments to the plan; propose modifications to the ship security plan; undertake regular security inspections of ships to ensure that appropriate security measures are maintained; co-ordinate the security aspects of the handling of cargo and ship s stores with other shipboard personnel and with the relevant port facility security officers;

3 1 vi vii viii ix x xi xii report to the company security officer any deficiencies and non-conformities identified during internal audits, periodic reviews, security inspections and verification of compliance and implement any corrective actions; ensure that security equipment is operated, tested, calibrated and maintained (as appropriate); ensure that adequate training has been provided to shipboard personnel, as appropriate; encourage security awareness and vigilance on board; report on all security incidents. coordinate implementation of the Ship security plan with the Company Security Officer and the relevant Port Facility Security Officer. ensuring security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated and maintained. Entry standards There are no specific pre-requisites for SSO training but those undergoing training should have sufficient knowledge and practical experience of merchant vessel operations to enable them to achieve the objectives of the training and be able, if required, to undertake the duties and responsibilities of an SSO on completion of the training. Course intake limitations The number of trainees undergoing training as part of one group will depend upon the availability of instructors, equipment and facilities, bearing in mind the objectives of the training. Staff requirements All training and instruction should be given, and assessments carried out, by personnel who: i are familiar with the principles of the international security framework for ships and port facilities, the concept of ship security plans

4 and have knowledge of the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended and of the ISPS Code; ii understand the specific objectives of the training; 2 iii have sufficient knowledge of instructional techniques and assessment methods to ensure that the objectives of the training are achieved. The institutes must be able to demonstrate to DMS that training will be delivered under the supervision of personnel who have, either individually or collectively as part of a team: i a thorough knowledge of the practical application of modern methods, systems and procedures for safeguarding maritime security in accordance with the ISPS Code; ii practical and relevant experience of the operation of merchant ships. Outcomes The outcomes to be achieved are set out in Annex A. The outcomes may be achieved through any appropriate means of delivery e.g. classroom instruction, in-service training, computer-based training or a combination of these methods. Training plan The structure of the training, the methods used for delivery and arrangements for assessing competence must be set out in a training plan, which must be submitted to DMS for approval. The training may be delivered as an integral part of a programme for candidates for certificates of competency as merchant navy deck and/or engineer officer (other than first (OOW) certificates). Where training is to be delivered as a full time block course, it should normally be of 21 hours duration spread over three days. Some establishments may have manpower, equipment and facilities such that the standards may be achieved over a different timescale. 100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course.

5 The safety of trainees must be ensured at all times. Training instituters must draw up their own criteria to meet Health and Safety obligations. Training and assessment must be undertaken by persons qualified in accordance with the provisions of Section A-I/6 of the STCW Code. Facilities and equipment Training instituters seeking approval will need to show that they can provide or have access to: i ii iii an area suitable for the delivery of training, bearing in mind the value of role play and small working groups; suitable audio visual aids (e.g. videos, posters, diagrams, overhead projector); equipment for demonstration as appropriate. Assessment The training must be organized so that trainees are able to show that they have achieved the outcomes. 100% attendance is necessary for successful completion of the training.. Training institutes will be required to explain as part of the procedures for approval how these requirements are to be met and the outcomes recorded. A variety of sources of evidence may be used but must include evidence of candidates ability to maintain and supervise the implementation of a ship security plan. Direct observation, oral questioning, simulation and role play would be considered ideal approaches to generating much of the evidence required. A written test would be carried out at the end of each course. Quality standards The arrangements for delivering the training and assessing competence must be continuously monitored through a quality standards system to ensure achievement of defined objectives. Training institutes are required to maintain a quality standard through documented procedures that shall be inspected and monitored by DMS

6 The quality standards system and evaluation arrangements may be part of a training institute s overall quality assurance system. Documentation. Approval Achievement of the desired standard of competence will be attested to by a certificate issued by the centre, in the format approved by DMS. Training plans and Training institutes/companies delivering training must be approved by DMS. Guidelines on structure and content The duration and extent of the training will depend on the background and prior knowledge and experience of those undergoing training and the location and method of delivery of the training. However, where the training is provided at a shore-based establishment, it is unlikely that the stated objectives can be achieved in less than 21 hours overall. The training should be structured around the modules listed below, although Training instituters should devise their own training schedules and detailed lesson plans to ensure effective and logical delivery of the subject matter and achieve the objectives of the training. It is important that the treatment of the subject matter is appropriate to the role of the ship security officer (SSO). The content of Modules 1 and 2 may therefore be treated as general background, familiarization and awareness of the international maritime security framework and its application aboard ship. Modules 3, 4 and 5 should deal more directly with the roles and responsibilities of the SSO, bearing in mind that the SSO will, essentially, be operating within the framework of the Ship Security Plan drawn up by the company as an extension of existing shipboard safety management systems. Where possible and appropriate, an inter-active element should be introduced into the learning process to enable those undergoing training to put into practice techniques and procedures for maintaining the security of the vessel through role-play, simulation and scenario-based training. Together with oral questioning, this will also provide evidence that can be used for the purposes of assessing achievement of the outcomes of the training.

7 Module 1: Background to the international maritime security framework Outline of the relevant international conventions, codes and recommendations relating to ship and port facility security including: - SOLAS and the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) - respective roles and responsibilities of flag/port states, shipping companies, ships personnel and port facilities - personnel for detecting, assessing and responding to security threats or incidents affecting ships or port facilities - designation of personnel in companies, on ships and in port facilities with specific roles and responsibilities for security arrangements - ship identification number, automatic identification system ship security alert system - continuous synopsis record Roles and responsibilities of Contracting Governments, Designated Authorities and Recognized Security Organizations Security administration, including: - International Ship Security Certificate - Declaration of security - Responsibilities and functions of other security organizations - Port state control and compliance measures, including information to be available aboard ship Security levels as defined in the ISPS Code, including: - responsibility for determining appropriate level - promulgation of information to companies, ships and port facilities - the meaning and consequential requirements of the different levels of security for ship and port operations - the interface between port and ship security procedures and arrangements - liaison and communication between ports, companies and ships with respect to security

8 Module 2: Ship security arrangements The nature and purpose of the Ship Security Assessment (SSA) undertaken by the company. The nature and purpose of the Ship Security Plan (SSP), including: - approval by the flag state - the elements that make up the plan The types of measures and procedures appropriate at each level of security covering: - access to the ship - restricted areas on the ship - handling of cargo - delivery of ship s stores - handling unaccompanied baggage - monitoring the security of the ship Maintaining the continuing effectiveness of security arrangements, procedures and equipment, including the preparation/introduction of amendments to the SSP Module 3: Organization and performance of ship security duties Roles and responsibilities of, and the relationship and co-ordination between: the Company Security Officer; the Master, Ship Security Officer and other personnel on board ship; and the Port Facility Security Officer Implementation of a Ship Security Plan, including: - control and monitoring of security activities - security aspects relating to the handling of cargo and the delivery of ship s stores and for the co-ordination of these aspects with other personnel and Port Facility security staff - communication and liaison with Port Facility Security Officer

9 - mechanisms for controlling access to a ship, including pass systems - the operation of security/monitoring equipment and systems, including the testing, calibration and at-sea maintenance of such systems - the conduct of internal audits and proposing modifications to the security plan - inspections of the ship to ensure that appropriate security measures are implemented and maintained - maintenance of records and making necessary reports concerning: training; drills and exercises; security incidents; reports of breaches in security; and changes in security level Action to be taken in the event of notification of a change in the level of security Preventative measures, including: - recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices - prevention of weapons, dangerous substances and devices for use against persons, ships or port facilities from being carried on board - the conduct of physical searches and non-intrusive inspections - implementation and co-ordination of searches Risk, threat and vulnerability issues, including awareness of: - techniques used to circumvent security measures - characteristics and behavioural patterns of persons who may be likely to threaten security, on a non-discriminatory basis Handling of sensitive security related information and security related communications Module 4: Security contingencies and response Response to security threats or breaches of security Response to emergency situations

10 Module 5: Training and drills Appreciation of the security implications associated with the general design and layout of the ship Knowledge of: - requirements in the ISPS Code for drills and exercises - emergency plans and procedures The importance of: - pre-planning and undertaking drills of emergency procedures affecting the ship and/or port facility, taking account of the availability of resources and the types of security threat identified in the ISPS Code; - the need for all personnel to be aware of and adhere to pre-planned emergency procedures as carefully as possible in the event of an emergency situation; - establishing and maintaining effective communications during emergency situations Awareness of crowd management and control techniques Conditions for approval of courses 1 The training centre is responsible for ensuring that trainees meet the entry requirements for the relevant training programme and other conditions for the issue of a certificate (where applicable). 2 The training centre must advise DMS if there is any change (e.g. in facilities, equipment, staff) which is likely to affect the conduct of the training and/or assessment.. 4 Certificates shall be issued only to those trainees who successfully complete the training programme and meet other requirements for the issue of the certificate. 5 All certificates shall be issued in the form approved by DMS, 6 Full records of all certificates issued to trainees must be retained by the centre and kept in such a way that authenticity or confirmation of issue of a certificate can be verified at a later stage if necessary.

11 TEACHING AIDS Equipment Audiovisual aids: video cassette player, TV, slide projector, overhead projector, etc. Photographs, models, or other representations of various vessels and vessel parts to illustrate operational elements and security vulnerabilities. Video Cassette(s) Publications recommended Fernandez, L & I Manager, M. (2003). Jane s Crisis Communications Handbook, (1 st ed.). Alexandria: Jane s Information Group Hawkes, K. G. (1989). Maritime Security. Centreville: Cornell Maritime Press International Chamber of Shipping. (2003). Maritime Security: Guidance for Ship Operations on the IMB International Ship and Port Facility Security Code. London: ICS International Chamber of Shipping. (2003). Model Ship Security Plan. London: ICS International Chamber of Shipping/ International Shipping Federation. (1999). Piracy and Armed Robbers: A Master s Guide. (3 rd ed.). London: Marisec Publications. Sidell, F.R., et al. (2002). Jane s Chem-Bio Handbook. (2 nd ed.) Alexandria: Jane s information Group. Sullivan, J. P., et al.(2002). Jane s Unconventional Weapons Response Handbook. (1 st ed.) Alexandria: Jane s Information Group. United States Coast Guard. Risk-based Decision Marking Guidelines. United States Department of Transportation. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. (1999). Intermodal Cargo Transportation: Industry Best Security Practices. Cambridge: Volpe Center. Viollis, P., et al. (2002). Jane s Workplace Security Handbook. (1 st ed.) Alexandria: Jane s Information Group.

12 IMO/ ILO references (R) (mandatory) International Maritime Organization. (2003). International Ship & Port facility Security (ISPS) Code, 2003 and December 2002 Amendments to SOLAS. London: IMO. (IMO-I116E) and the Model Course SOLAS Chapter XI-1 SOLAS Chapter XI-2 ISPS Code Part A ISPS Code Part B International Labour Organization, Seafarers Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Convention, (No.180) International Labour Organization. Seafarers Identity Documents Convention, (No.108) International Labour Organization. Seafarers Identity Documents Convention (Revised), (No. 185))

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