Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) (STCW)

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QUALMI-747: Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) STCW Code 2011 Edition Approved!

COURSE LENGTH: 1 DAY

Course Description:

This Course Covers The Requirements For Security Related Training, Paragraphs 6-8 Of Section A-VI/6 And Table A-VI/6-2 Of The STCW Code, As Amended; AND Satisfies The Training Requirements Of 33 CFR § 104.220 For Vessel Personnel With Security Duties.  Those Who Successfully Complete The Course Should Be Able To Demonstrate Sufficient Knowledge To Undertake The Duties Assigned Under The Ship Security Plan. This Knowledge Shall Include, But Is Not Limited To:

  1. Knowledge Of Current Security Threats And Patterns;
  2. Recognition And Detection Of Weapons, Dangerous Substances And Devices;
  3. Recognition, On A Non-Discriminatory Basis, Of Characteristics And Behavioral Patterns Of Persons Who Are Likely To Threaten Security;
  4. Techniques Used To Circumvent Security Measures;
  5. Crowd Management And Control Techniques;
  6. Security Related Communications;
  7. Knowledge Of Emergency Procedures And Contingency Plans;
  8. Operation Of Security Equipment And Systems;
  9. Testing, Calibration And At-Sea Maintenance Of Security Equipment And Systems;
  10. Inspection, Control, And Monitoring Techniques; And
  11. Methods Of Physical Searches Of Persons, Personal Effects, Baggage, Cargo, And Vessel.

Examination/Assessment:

There Is One 30 Question Written Examination Administered At The End Of The Course.  A Passing Score Is 21 Correct Answers Or 70%.

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