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Glasgow Martime Academy delivers the Port Facility security officers course every month


Course Duration: 3 days


Course dates: See below. For alternative dates email us or call us.


Course Eligibility:  There are no pre-requisites for entry to the training.


Location: Glasgow. But can be delivered worldwide at your location on short notice.


Course fee: £ 875 /-


Course Description


This course meets the requirements of the ISPS Code and the requirements specified in the IMO Model course 3.21 (2015 ed.) for Port Facility Security Officers and is designed for any security officer with overall responsibility for port security under Department for Transport guidelines.


On completion of this course students will be able to:

Execute the PFSO responsibilities in accordance with the ISPS Code and national requirements

Understand the ISPS Code

Manage and revise port facility security plans; coordinate effective search plans and security operations; understand the ISPS code 2012 security levels and implement actions accordingly

Assess security risks, threats and vulnerability

Develop, maintain and supervisie the implementation of a Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP)

Conduct periodic inspections of the port for which the participant is designated to act as the Port Facility Security Officer to ensure appropriate security measures are implemented and maintained

Ensure that security equipment and systems, if any, are properly operated, tested and calibrated

Encouragesecurity awareness and vigilance

Identifying weapons and improvised explosive devices

Security training, drills and exercises

Develop, maintain and review port facility access control

conduct port security assessments and threat analyses.



Course Content


There are 9 outcomes to the training:


1. Introduction to ISPS and the Current Security Issues

2. Legal Requirements. Transport security in UK

3. Responsibilities of various bodies and responsible persons such as pfso, cso, sso, contracting government.

4. Risk Assessment.

5. Security Assessment and Port Facility Security Plan.

6. Threat Identification, Recognition and Response.

7. Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises

8. Security Management

9. Security Training


Contact Us


To enquire use the form on the right or contact


Kyra on


Tel. 0044-1415542248

Email. [email protected]


Port Facility Security Officer Course - Department of Transport Approved

Online and Classroom

* Required

Course Dates           Availibility


13.01.2021               YES

10.02.2021               YES

10.03.2021               YES

14.04.2021               YES

12.05.2021               YES

16.06.2021               YES

14.07.2021               YES

18.08.2021               YES

15.09.2021               YES

13.10.2021               YES

10.11.2021               YES

15.12.2021               YES


For alternative dates call us on 014145542248

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