Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)


  • 24-26 September 2019

  • 03-05 December 2019

  • 24-26 March 2020

  • 23-25 June 2020

  • 22-24 September 2020

  • 01-03 December 2020

We also regularly conduct training at a client’s own venue anywhere worldwide, including Africa and the Middle East. Courses are EU (Estonia and UK DfT) approved and recognised worldwide.

Who Should Attend: Security officers and persons who have been, or are likely to be, appointed as Port Facility Security Officer under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Course Content:

  • Duties of a Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

  • Understanding the ISPS Code

  • Threats to maritime security

  • Security measures required at each security level

  • Port Facility Security Surveys and Assessment

  • Facility Security Planning

  • Monitoring the Facility

  • Security training and drills

  • Applying the Declaration of Security

  • Overview of port and ship security

  • Dealing with stowaways, piracy and hostage-taking

  • Identifying weapons and improvised explosive devices

  • Equipment and systems; capabilities and limitations

Course Duration: 3 days

Course Location(s): London, Tallinn or at client’s venue

Booking: Please contact Wavetrain’s Training Department either on +44 (0) 20 101 4951 or e-mail training@wavetrain.co.uk for all course information.