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VPDSD - Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties

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Mariners that successfully complete the Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.625(a)(1) and STCW Table A-VI/6-2 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties.
This VPDSD maritime security course is for all seafarers that have security duties as part of the assigned billet. The course will include the following subjects:
  • Knowledge of current security threats and patterns
  • Recognition and detection of dangerous substances and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • Crowd management and control techniques
  • Security-related communications
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Operation of security equipment and systems
  • Testing, calibration, and maintenance of security equipment and systems, both ashore and at sea Inspection, control, and monitoring techniques
Course Length: 8 Hours

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

Professional Mariner Training Center

Mariner Cont. Ed Staff 



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/21/2023 - 9/21/2023 Weekly - Thu 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM Newport Beach, Professional Mariner Training Center  Map Mariner Cont. Ed Staff