Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the PFSP.
This knowledge includes, but is not limited to:
- Knowledge of current security threat and patterns.
- Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices.
- Recognition on a non-discriminatory basis of characteristics and behavioural 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.
- Inspection control and monitoring techniques.
- Methods of physical searches of persons, personal effects, baggage, cargo and ship stores.
Module 1: Introduction (including Maritime Security Threats)
Module 2: Maritime Security Policy
Module 3: Security Responsibilities
Module 4: Port Facility Security Assessment
Module 5: Security Equipment
Module 6: Threat Identification
Module 7: Port Facility Security Actions
Module 8: Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises Part 9 – Security Administration
Exit level: After successful completion of the course the trainees will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to undertake the duties assigned under the PFSP
Assessment: Written assessment