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 27 January – 2 February 2020
The Securewest Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded nine maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 27 Jan – 02 Feb 2020.
27-JAN-20 – Drugs Interdiction – Portuguese forces announced that they had intercepted a sailing yacht in the North Atlantic carrying 1,820 kilograms of cocaine.
28-JAN-20 – Boarding – Anchored product tanker MINERVA MEDITERRANEA was boarded in Callao Anchorage, Peru. Two skiffs came alongside with two unauthorised persons boarding the tanker.
28-JAN-20 – Robbery – The bulk carrier PAPORA WISDOM, while underway through the Singapore Strait Eastbound, sighted two perpetrators in the engine room.
29-JAN-20 – Robbery – An anchored container ship COSCO SAO PAULO in South Anchorage, Philippines was robbed of ships stores.
29-JAN-20 – General Security Warning – The UKMTO reported that the vessel ZOYA1 is on fire approximately 21nm NW of Sharjah, UAE. Early indications are that the fire occurred during maintenance and that all crew are safe.
29-JAN-20 – Robbery – A berthed MV was robbed in Onne port Nigeria. Vessel was boarded by one man who took some items on the deck.
30-JAN-20 – Attack – A trading vessel was attacked approximately 5nm SW of Limbe, Cameroon. A speed boat with six or seven armed men attacked the vessel.
30-JAN-20 – Attack -A yacht in Luperon Bay was robbed. The thief had gained entry via the companionway and used tools to remove the boats locking hardware.
30-JAN-20 – General Security Warning – The US Maritime Advisory issued the following information Advisory: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Link
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Drugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large amount of drugs are seized.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of 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
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.