Vessel Security Officer (VSO)
In association with Hudson Trident Maritime Security Services, SMS offers a VSO (also known as SSO) training course.
Overview: The Vessel Security Officer (VSO) course is a 1.5-day course, fully approved by DNV on behalf of the USCG National Maritime Center, which meets all International and Domestic requirements for VSO/SSO training. These requirements include: Regulations 13.1 (Part B) and 13.2 (Part A & B) of the ISPS Code; all training requirements contained in 33 CFR 104.215; and all requirements for issuance of the required Coast Guard-issued credential with a Vessel Security Officer endorsement in accordance with the ship security officer requirements of Regulation VI/5 of the STCW.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of Vessel Security Officer (VSO) course, the student will be able to:
Prerequisites and CFR References: To qualify for a VSO endorsement, a person must be at least 18 years of age, able to speak and understand the English language as would be relevant to the duties of a VSO, hold any valid Coast Guard issued credential under the regulations specified in 46 CFR Subchapter, successfully complete a Coast Guard-accepted VSO course, Sea Service. Fulfill ONE of the following:
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