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Secure your future in the marine industry!

This model course intends to provide knowledge to those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Ship Security Officer (SSO), as defined in section A/2.1.6 (and section A/12) of the ISPS Code and in section A-VI/5 of the STCW Code, as amended, and in particular the duties and responsibilities with respect to the security of a ship, for implementing and maintaining a Ship Security Plan and for liaising with the Company Security Officer (CSO) and with Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs).

Areas of study include:

  • Ship Security Plan
  • Threat Identification, Recognition and Response
  • Ship Security Actions
  • Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  • Security Administration
  • Security Training

Industry endorsed

LOCATION/S

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 3 days / up to 8 hours per day

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $1,900

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns Full time / up to 8 hours per day Classroom

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements are contemplated.  However, to obtain a Certificate of Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO), the trainee shall have obtained approved seagoing service as mentioned in STCW Regulation VI/5 as amended.

Location/s

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, Cairns
55-61 Tingira Street
Portsmith
Cairns QLD 4870

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

Expression of Interest.  This course is delivered over 3 day (Monday to Wednesday) 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

Prices are subject to change.

$1,900

FULL FEE

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SUBSIDISED

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CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Ship Security Officers Certifcate (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/5 and Code Section A-VI/5, Table A-VI/5

Job prospects

  • Security Officer

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafenorth.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Last updated on 24 January 2017

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