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Vessel Security Officer (VSO)
This three-day, 21-hour ship security officer course (MITPMI-573) of instruction is designed to give you the proficiency required for personnel who are assigned responsibilities as Vessel Security Officer (VSO).
Our vessel security training will provide you with the tools to perform your duties, per the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. This course complies with the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Code Chapter VI, Section A-VI/5. A candidate completing this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer.
What You Will Learn
As a student of our vessel security officer training course, you can expect to learn how to complete the following tasks:
Begin the application process for your ship security officer certificate by exploring our available vessel security training courses.
Ship Security Officer Class Requirements
At MITAGS-PMI, requirements for our ship security officer class includes presenting a valid form of one of the following types of photo identification:
We will retain a copy of your provided I.D. for our records.
Satisfied Requirements of Vessel Security Training Courses
This vessel security training course satisfies the following STCW95 and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) training requirements:
By meeting the above standards, you can apply for your ship security officer certificate from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) with success.
Where to Take Your Vessel Security Training
We provide vessel security training in Maryland at our state-of-the-art campus in Linthicum Heights, MD. The MITAGS-PMI facility is less than five miles from the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and offers complimentary shuttle service to BWI Amtrak Rail, as well as Baltimore Light Rail and local bus services. Our campus facilities feature advanced simulation technologies and trusted training software to deliver a realistic, hands-on experience.
Our knowledgeable team of instructors is available to teach our vessel security training at your company's headquarters or satellite location as well. We can also incorporate our ship security officer course into business-specific exercises, which benefits both your organization and your staff. Our team will coordinate with yours to choose an appropriate date and time for training.
How to Register for Vessel Security Training in Maryland
If you are planning to register for vessel security training in Maryland, at our Linthicum Heights, MD location, follow these steps:
The costs for our vessel security training are consistent across dates, providing you with flexibility in scheduling.
This course can be taught at your company location and / or combined with company specific training.
Select the course date from the list below