The Familiarization and Security Awareness course aims to give all seafarers training in security procedures, as well as identification of maritime security threats.
The course is conducted as e-learning.
To successfully pass the Familiarization and Security Awareness course, the participant must be able to: - Contribute to the enhancement of maritime security through heightened awareness - Recognize security threats - Understand the need for and methods of maintaining security awareness and vigilance
The course is designed for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity onboard a ship which complies with the provisions of ISPS. Seafarers of all ranks, who do not have designated security duties as detailed within the Ship Security Plan, must attend the Familiarization and Security Awareness course.
Cirka 98 minutes, but the course can be taken in the seafarer’s own pace.
There are no prerequisites for attending this course.
Upon completion of the theoretical elements of the course and approval of the report on the written assignment, a Certificate of Proficiency can be downloaded from the seafarer´s logbook on the VIKING Safety Academy platform.
No revalidation needed.
Access for 3 months