[STCW] Security Awareness Training Course (MCA, NMA)

Learning Topic: Security

4 hours

Product code: #6320

$150.00 Excl. Sales Tax

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This course provides a general introduction to maritime security and explores the security issues and threats that may be present when a ship is in port, at anchor or at sea. The purpose of the course is to give personnel onboard ship without a designated security duty the requisite knowledge needed to meet the requirements of Chapter VI of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended by the 2010 Manila amendments.

On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Proficiency from Ocean Technologies Group, powered by Marlins, Seagull and Videotel.

Please note:  The assessment part of this course must be completed onboard ship. The Master/senior officer onboard must sign and stamp your application form to verify they have directly supervised your eLearning assessment(s).

What you'll learn

The importance of ship security and the roles of those personnel involved in its provision

The requirements and measures necessary to maintain ship security

Security issues and threats posed to ships in port, at anchor and at sea and how these may be recognised and reported

Course Contents

The course includes the following components.

  • Module #642.01 Maritime Security Awareness, Introduction to Maritime Security
  • Module #642.02 Maritime Security Awareness, Key Threats
  • Module #642.03 Maritime Security Awareness, What am I Looking For?
  • Module #642.04 Maritime Security Awareness, Plans, Policies and Procedures
  • Module #642.05 Maritime Security Awareness, Communication and Reporting
  • Module #642.06 Maritime Security Awareness, Assessment


There are no course prerequisites but you should read the course Documentation Checklist for Flag requirements


  • Regulation VI/6 and Section A-VI/6 of the STCW Convention and Code (2010)
  • The International Ship and Port Facility Code (2004), as amended
  • IMO Model Course 3.27, 2012 Edition
  • MNTB Security Courses Criteria, 1st Edition


Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), Liberian Registry

For MCA or NMA certification, this course must be completed under supervision, onboard ship.


This course may be accepted by other maritime administrations. Please contact us for details.

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