STCW Company Security Officer

Who should attend

The course is designed specifically for individuals who wish to gain more knowledge in their current maritime security field, or wish to move into maritime security as a Company Security Officer (CSO).

Company Security Officer, Ship Security Officer & Port Facility Officer are taught in conjunction.

  • Students who attend the two day Company Security Officers (CSO) Course are eligible to obtain Ship Security Officer (SSO) as an additional certificate.
  • Students who attend the additional one day Port Facility Security Officers (PFSO) Course are eligible to obtain additional certificates covered within the PFSO course i.e. Ship Security Officer (SSO) and Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO).

Course highlights

Participants will be able to complete all duties required of a Company Security Officer operating ISPS designated vessels, including the development, implementation, revision and maintenance of the ship security plan and liaison with the ship security officers.

This course meets the requirements of SOLAS Chapter XI - 2, the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Enquire upon application for start dates

Duration Two days
Time 8am - 4pm
Study location(s) New Zealand Maritime School
Study method
Please contact us for more information
Domestic fees $651 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) NZD$651 (approx.)
Course code 941.514
Offered by School of NZ Maritime

Entry requirements

Please notify Reception at the time of your enrolment as there is an additional charge of $25 per certificate.

Course structure

This course includes:

  • Introduction to International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS)
  • Roles of Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) and Ship Security Officer (SSO)
  • Security requirements and security administration including drills, exercises and protection
  • Crowd management techniques
  • Emergency preparedness.

For more information email, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.