Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)

Course Summary:

This course is intended to provide the knowledge required for vessel personnel who are assigned specific security duties in connection with a Vessel Security Plan (VSP) to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 and/or Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended and/or the IMO ISPS Code and/or U.S. Coast Guard regulations contained in 33 CFR Chapter 1 Subchapter H.

Course Length:

1 Day

Class starts at 9:00am

Class Size:

18 Students

Pre-Registration is Required

Cost:

$250

Prerequisites:

It is assumed that those attending this course will be serving seafarers (or other vessel personnel) and are likely to be assigned specific security duties in connection with the Vessel Security Plan. Students must also be able to read, write, and speak the English language as wells as perform basic math functions. Students must meet the citizenship requirements listed in 46 CFR 10.221.

Course Details:

A mariner who successfully completes the course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 2.625(a)(1) and STCW Table A-VI/6-2 for an STCW, as amended endorsement, as Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties.

Examination:

A 70% passing score is required on a 10 question written examination.