Super Yacht Security Officer

About The Course

Polaris offer an internationally recognised course to certify knowledge skills and competency for the protection of super yachts and maritime security. This is a formal maritime security qualification and professionalises the protection of high value assets in the maritime industry- separate to the generic  MSO skills courses

 

Summary

Polaris offer an internationally recognised course to certify knowledge skills and competency for the protection of super yachts and maritime security. This is a formal maritime security qualification and professionalises the protection of high value assets in the maritime industry.

Polaris delivers a complete qualification encompassing UK Seaman’s Card and Book STCW-95 Core Modules, SSO/MSO Accreditation, ENG-Medical Card, Trauma Medic (FREC Level 3) and SIA CP License.

The aim of the Polaris course is to enable yacht security officers to operate in a discrete way delivering a ‘soft skills’ approach alongside the provision of the security provided to the HNW client. This is in compliance with the mandatory Manila Agreement crew training requirements.

The various core elements are delivered over a staggered time frame to enable successful completion of each phase. Further additional components can be delivered by Polaris but these would be on an individual basis.

Course Info

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The Aims

  • To deliver Super yacht Specific Security training to compliment the maritime and security requirements.
  • To develop facilitation and client satisfaction alongside the delivery of specialist and high end security provision
  • To provide insight and development of culture, process, etiquette and roles of crew and clients at sea

The Gains

  • Build on the Ships Security Officer (SSO) qualification and develop vessel specific  plans and operational norms alongside the needs of the owner and gusts.
  • Train in current piracy tactics and effective counter measures
  • Practical security procedures and how to create a security culture on-board
  • Design on board defence and protection for long haul transit or through HRZ – with and without  Passengers
  • Conflict resolution: dealing with hostile situations on-board or ashore
  • Basic self-defence and physical intervention techniques
  • Principles of travel security and planning – emphasis on small ports and VIP destinations
  • Additional roles that can be performed whilst at sea
  • Armed operations within the HNW Yacht operations
  • Third party planning and Port of Entry Procedures – VIP Specific

The Assessmenets

  • Practical skill assessment
  • Ongoing formative assessment
  • Scenario based Exercise

Course Content

  • Detailed Course content available upon payment of deposit and access to pre-course material
  • UK Seaman’s Card
  • Book STCW-95
  • SSO/MSO Accreditation,
  • ENG-Medical Card,
  • Trauma Medic (FREC Level 3)
  • SIA CP License.

 

Course Dates

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