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Ship Security Officer (SSO)



Course format On-site
Date 2021-11-04 - 2021-11-05
Duration 2 days
Cost €520

The SSO appointed by the company wiil be responsible for all security duties. In cooperation with the Company Security Officer  he will create a general security awareness  and in cooperation with the designated authorities onshore he will take care of all stores and loads. He will also liaison for the CSO and the  Port Facility Security Officer.

Course outline

  • Threats
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons
  • Security
  • Security measures
  • Stowaway handling
  • Piracy
  • General knowledge of the ISPS code and the Solas
  • Laws and acts
  • Responsibilities of all involved
  • Ship Security Assesment
  • Ship Security Plan


Minimal 1 year of sailing

Application procedure

Please refer to the DRTC website (More information) for additional course dates and application.


ISCED Categories

Maritime security