ISPS STCW Proficiency In Security Awareness (PSA) Course

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Delivered by genuine experts in maritime security, our ISPS STCW Proficiency In Security Awareness (PSA) course can be delivered at our offices in London or at the offices of a client.

Why Intrepid Risk?

You will benefit from a course delivered by genuine experts with credible experience in maritime security ranging from cruise ships to tankers and container ships to superyachts. The course is run in an informative yet relaxed manner with a strong emphasis on interaction and learning.

Furthermore, our team can give ongoing security advice long after the course has finished.

What is it?

This course gives the student the required knowledge to enhance maritime security awareness by recognising security threats and understanding the need for maintaining security awareness and vigilance as described in STCW table A-VI/6-1. The course can be tailored to suit the needs of the client.

Who needs it?

Seafarers working on board vessels without designated security duties.

How long does it take?

Four hours.

Where can it be done?

On board a superyacht, in a hotel conference room, or in our classroom in London.

When can it be done?

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

Upon successful completion

Successful candidates will receive an STCW recognised Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) certificate approved by the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Why Intrepid?

Our Approach

It is our passion for what we do that drives us to be continuously focused on delivering the highest quality security services. In a sector where trust and integrity are paramount, we can say with total confidence that our services are unmatched. We recognise that every client has different needs and deliver a bespoke service suited to each individual client.

One of few security companies certified in ISO 9001 Quality Management, Intrepid Risk Management takes away any previous concerns for security by being continuously on hand so that you can focus on your activities with complete peace of mind.

Quality Personnel

It is the quality of our security operatives that sets us aside from our competitors. Selected from within our well-established network of personnel, our male and female operatives come from a background in elite units from the British military or the police. Intelligent, personable, and discreet, our operatives conduct themselves in a manner that is understated and unobtrusive.

Thoroughly dedicated and highly experienced in close protection and residential security duties around the globe, our operatives have provided specialist security services for: Royalty, Politicians, High Net Worth Individuals, Celebrities, Professional Sports Stars, Business Executives, Superyacht Owners, and Family Offices

Quality of Procedures

To ensure fluidity of operations and to cover all eventualities, Intrepid Risk Management has comprehensively documented procedures for all of its operations. This is a prerequisite of our certification in ISO 9001 Quality Management system and guarantees that each individual operative fully understands the purpose of their mission and what is required of them.

Quality of Service

Our commitment to the continued delivery of a quality service provides our clients with a level of comfort and knowledge that their safety and security is in good hands. Our meticulous attention to detail, uncompromising high professional standards, and warm, friendly approach reinforces our place as London’s premier specialist security provider.

Our Testimonials

" As a result of your impeccable service, Intrepid Risk has become our first choice when we require security services and i would have no hesitation in recommending you!

Diana Arama

Mayfair Networking Events

" Throughout this engagement, Intrepid Risk Management has provided a thoroughly professional security service. Their consultants were knowledgeable, polite, and courteous and integrated very well with the crew. Overall a very professional outfit and I would have no hesitation in recommending Intrepid Risk Management in the future. "


Captain, 60 metre superyacht

" Intrepid Risk Management turned up on time to our event and carried out a risk assessment to ensure the event had no risk or accidents, they were highly professional at all times and went above and beyond. We can highly recommend their services. "

Lisa Palmer

Mogul Private Office

" Having passed through these waters on 9 other occasions and utilised the services of various Private Maritime Security Companies, I was consistently impressed with their high professional standards and ability to integrate well with the crew. I would therefore have no hesitation in recommending Intrepid Risk Management to any future superyacht Captain, Manager, or Owner. "

Relief Captain

Private 55 metre superyacht

" The guys were both great, thank you so much for sending them over. "


Private client, London

" Their understanding of the superyacht industry as a whole is also particularly impressive. Their personnel are polite, personable, and very professional. Consequently, we have always received consistent positive feedback from both Captains and crew. Having used a number of other security providers in the past, Intrepid Risk Management are our preferred security provider and come very highly recommended. They are a pleasure to work with and I thank them for the services they have provided to us so far. "


Yacht Management Company, Seychelles

" The entire process from beginning to end was thoroughly diligent and completely professional. I thank your close protection team for always making us feel safe and reassured. "


Private Client, London

" The security team conducted themselves in a composed and professional manner throughout their time on board which significantly reduced any concerns of the crew. Their conduct, appearance, and behaviour throughout was impeccable. "


Captain 55 metre superyacht

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