MCA Approved (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness

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4 hours

About the Online PSA Course:

This 100% Online MCA Approved (STCW ISPS) Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course provides the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency under the learning outcomes of the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) for ship’s crew who do not possess designated security duties. The PSA Course is the mandatory minimum security training requirement for any vessel that adheres to the ISPS Code.

Awarding Body:

This online PSA course is fully approved and certified under the UK Department for Transport Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and meets with Regulation VI/6, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.

Target Audience:

The course is specifically designed for seafarers of all ranks, whom do not have designated security duties as detailed within the Ship Security Plan. The course is also a requirement under the ISPS for anyone frequenting a ship often such as stewards, cruise ship staff, entertainers, etc.


There are no pre-requisites for attending this course.

Regulations Addressed:

The International Ship & Port Security (ISPS) Code, STCW Table A-VI/6-1.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be aware of the importance of ship security and the roles of those involved in its provision.
  2. Be aware of the requirements and measures to maintain ship security.
  3. Be able to recognise and report a security threat.
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GBP 95.00 ex. VAT

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This is an e-learning course. Once you have completed your purchase you will receive details on how to access the course.