Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Course

What is it?

A Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP).  The Port Facility Security Plan details the operational and physical security measures the port facility will take to ensure that it always operates at a minimum of Security Level 1 and outlines the extended measures to operate at Security Levels 2 and 3.

This three day intensive course meets the requirements of the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport (Maritime Security) Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) specifications as laid out in the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) and the guidance laid out in the SOLAS Regulations 1974.

Who needs it?

Port Operations Staff who have been, or are likely to be, appointed as Port Facility Security Officers under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and Maritime Security Consultants who will need this knowledge as a requirement of their position

How long does it take?

Three days.

Where can it be done? 

In addition to our classroom facilities in London, this course can be delivered worldwide to port facility security personnel at a location that is suitable for the client.

When can it be done?

Courses are run on demand with no set dates. Please enquire for further details.

Upon successful completion

Successful candidates will receive a STCW / ISPS recognised Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) certificate approved by the Department for Transport (Maritime Security).

Where can I obtain more information about the PFSO course?

More information about our Port Facility Security Officer course can be obtained by CLICKING HERE.

Our courses can be delivered at short notice anywhere in the world.