STCW 10 MARITIME Security Awareness Update

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Manila Amendments of 2010 added a new Maritime Security Awareness training module to the requirements for STCW 95. If you trained for STCW 95 prior to 2014 you must take this update to maintain the validity of your STCW certification.

For more information on the new requirements and how it relates to your required certificate of competency click here.


Mandatory minimum requirements for security-related training and instruction for all seafarers

Before being assigned to shipboard duties, all persons employed or engaged on a seagoing ship which is required to comply with the provisions of the ISPS Code, other than passengers, shall receive approved security-related familiarization training, taking account of the guidance given in part B, to be able to:

  1. report a security incident, including a piracy or armed robbery threat or attack;
  2. know the procedures to follow when they recognize a security threat; and
  3. take part in security-related emergency and contingency procedures.

If your existing STCW certification was done prior to 2014 you will need to take this one day course to update your qualifications prior to 1 January 2016.

Maritime Security Awareness

The competency units covered in this course are:

  • Security Threats,
  • Piracy,
  • Drills,
  • Communications and reporting

How Long is the course?

Half a day on Saturday

Superyacht Training Location

The course is run from the Qantas Jet base, Mascot. The training is NOT conducted at our Newport venue.


AUD $480

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