A variety of national and international security courses. We are a Security Industry Authority (SIA) approved training provider and deliver structured courses for those working or wishing to work within the private security industry.
We offer award winning cyber security courses from Qualifi so whether you are new to cyber security or you are an experienced security professional looking to enhance your skills, these certified training courses can help you and your organisation.
First aid training and FREC courses, delivered by experienced professionals. Regular courses are held at our training centre, based in Plymouth, Devon. We can also run them for clients on a nationwide and international scale offsite or at your premises.
Our medical courses are accredited by Qualsafe, one of the largest Ofqual recognised awarding organisations in the UK.
International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code courses either at our training centre in the UK, at your premises or off-site. We have e-learning courses for Proficiency in Designated Security Duties and Proficiency in Security Awareness which can be taken solely online without the need to visit an assessment centre.
Securewest provide consultancy related to the ISPS Code including our ISPS ship, Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) or port security assessment and plan services. Our aim is to ensure that the highest standards of security management is in place for our clients, their personnel and facilities worldwide.
Our Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely and Working Safely courses cover the essentials of health and safety in the workplace. They are aimed at employees and managers in all types of organisations and look at people’s responsibilities for health and safety, and workplace hazards and risks, and how to control them.
Securewest provide education and assessor qualifications for those who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, including those who are not in a teaching role.
Experienced, professional trainers run a range of travel risk training courses to enhance your traveller safety and meet your duty-of-care obligations. They are aimed at groups of travellers, high-risk individuals or persons responsible for booking travel.
We include modules for diverse traveller groups, and where required, content can be amended in line with your branding, policies and processes. We aim to increase risk awareness and reduce the impact of incidents on the traveller and organisation.
ELCAS (Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme) funding is available to serving and ex-members of the British Armed Forces. As an Approved Training Centre, you can use your ELCAS funding for a selection of our courses to progress your career and further develop your skills.
Weekly Maritime Summary 30 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded seven maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 30 December 2019 to 5 January 2020.
30 Dec 19 – Kidnapping – A Chemical Tanker was attacked, boarded and crew kidnapped approximately 3nm SW of Limboh Port, Cameroon.
30 Dec 19 – Boarding – An underway Bulk Carrier was boarded 45nm SW of Bonny, Nigeria.
30 Dec 19 – Attack – An MV was attacked 198nm SW of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
30 Dec 19 – General Security Warning – Ship detained by Iran for alledgedly smuggling fuel close to the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz.
31 Dec 19 – Robbery – A vessel was boarded and robbed offshore close to Libreville, Gabon.
2 Jan 20 – General Security Warning – Persian Gulf – The U.S. Military took decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad. Possibility of attacks against U.S. interest operating in the region.
2 Jan 20 – Kidnapping – Hopper Dredger attacked and members of crew kidnapped 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos river, close to Forcados terminal, Nigeria.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
General Security Warning: Incidents which do not fit in the other categories, but enhance the situational awareness, e.g. flag state advisories or an attack on a non- commercial vessel such as a warship.
Kidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Attack: An incident where weapons are discharged by pirates or pirate paraphernalia such as ladder, grappling hook, make contact with the vessel.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.