Port Facility Security Officer Training Course Middlesbrough
Port Facility Security Officer Training Course Middlesbrough

DFT Approved Port Facility Security Officer Training Course (PFSO)

The Port Facility Security Officer training course is ideal  for anyone wanting to upskill or progress their career. The International Ship and Port-Facility Security (ISPS) Code specifies that the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) is responsible for the development, implementation, revision, and maintenance of the Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP). The PFSP outlines the required measures to prevent the unauthorised access of people, weapons and contraband into port, and provide for a safe and sterile working environment for international shipping operators.

Port Facility Security Officer Training Course Middlesbrough

Vistech delivers the Port Facility Security Officers course every two months from our Middlebsrough training centre , located centrally close to Middlesbrough Train Station, Bus Station and ample pay and display parking on site.

Course Location: Middlesbrough Training Centre

The Vistech PFSO course follows the framework of the ISPS Code, and is approved by the Department for Transport. On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Execute the PFSO responsibilities in accordance with the ISPS Code and national requirement.
  • 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 supervise 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.
  • Encourage security 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.

DFT Approved Port Facility Security Officer Course (PFSO)

The Port Facility Security Officer course is ideal  for anyone wanting to upskill or progress their career. The International Ship and Port-Facility Security (ISPS) Code specifies that the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) is responsible for the development, implementation, revision, and maintenance of the Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP). The PFSP outlines the required measures to prevent the unauthorised access of people, weapons and contraband into port, and provide for a safe and sterile working environment for international shipping operators.

Port Facility Security Officer Training Course Middlesbrough

Vistech delivers the Port Facility Security Officers course every two months from our Middlebsrough training centre , located centrally close to Middlesbrough Train Station, Bus Station and ample pay and display parking on site.

Course Location: Middlesbrough Training Centre

The Vistech PFSO course follows the framework of the ISPS Code, and is approved by the Department for Transport. On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Execute the PFSO responsibilities in accordance with the ISPS Code and national requirement.
  • 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 supervise 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.
  • Encourage security 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.

DFT Approved Port Facility Security Officer Training Course (PFSO)

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There are outcomes to the training:

  • Introduction to ISPS and the Current Security Issues
  • Legal Requirements. Transport security in UK
  • Responsibilities of various bodies and responsible persons such as pfso, cso, sso, contracting government
  • Risk Assessment
  • Security Assessment and Port Facility Security Plan
  • Threat Identification, Recognition and Response
  • Emergency Preparedness, Drills and Exercises
  • Security Management
  • Security Training

PFSO Tutor Profile

The course is delivered by an experienced and established Security Professional whose progressive career over a 35 year period has encompassed working in a variety of port, police and operational security management positions.

Their current role is the implementation, maintenance and compliance of the ISPS code and associated port security regulations as the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) for a renowned operational port.

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Why Vistech Services?

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  • Enhanced Customer Support: We are available after hours including late evenings, nights and early mornings via email and telephone

If you have any questions regarding our courses, for further information or to book call 08006123280 (24-hour) or email training@vistechservices.co.uk