Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our online Security Awareness (PSA), Designated Security Duties (PDSD) and Ship Security Officer (SSO) Courses are fully Approved under the UK DfT Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and meet with the standards of Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency (KUP) set by the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) and the IMO Model Courses. Our courses are fully STCW compliant and accepted internationally.

The Online MCA Approved Proficiency in Security Awareness, Designated Security Duties and Ship Security Officer courses approval date does not currently have an expiration date on the related official certificates.

Yes, our online PSA, PDSD and SSO Courses are fully online including the assessment(s). There is no requirement to travel to a test centre to take any external assessment, everything has been fully Approved by the UK DfT Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) to be provided through our online Learning Management System.

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