Port Facility Security Officer – course
Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) (DfT)
Three days - £750 + VAT
This qualification must be undertaken over a minimum of three days. Courses are run on the following dates;
5th - 7th September 2017
3rd - 5th October 2017
31st October - 2nd November 2017
5th - 7th December 2017
About the course
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.
Plymouth University's 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:
The course is designed for any security officer with overall responsibility for port security under Department for Transport guidelines.