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.
The Securewest International Global Response Centre (GRC) recorded eight maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 7 – 13 September 2020.
07-SEP-20 – Robbery – Owners of a dinghy, which had been locked at the SW end of the anchorage, in Spanish Waters, Curaçao found on their return that the outboard had been stolen
08-SEP-20 – Kidnapping – The reefer WATER PHOENIX was approached and boarded by an unknown number of persons 34 nm SW Lagos, Nigeria. Resulting in the kidnap of two crew members
08-SEP-20 – Boarding – Robbers boarded a container vessel using the anchor chain at Luanda Anchorage. When the crew spotted the robbers and raised the alarm, the robbers fled empty handed
09-SEP-20 – Suspicious Approach – A fast craft with ten individuals onboard approached the underway MT BOW ORION 28 NM SE of Perim Island, near the Bab el Mandeb strait
09-SEP-20 – Suspicious Approach – Reports indicate that the MT BOW ORION was approached again by a high-speed craft carrying ten people onboard, whilst underway in the Southern Bab-El-Mandeb approximately 76 nm W of Port of Aden in Yemen
09-SEP-20 – Suspicious Approach – Two MVs reported suspicious approach by an armed skiff, 85 nm west of the Port of Aden, Yemen. It was later confirmed that the approach was a Patrol Activity of Yemeni Coast guard
09-SEP-20 – Boarding – An MV in Luanda Anchorage, Angola, was boarded by four intruders via the anchor chain. The intruders fled empty handed when they saw the crew patrol
12-SEP-20 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – It is reported that at least 319 people made the journey on 27 boats, taking advantage of the fine weather and calm conditions
Migrant and Refugee Incident: This could involve Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, or information about a boat capsizing and people drowning, or an attack on the group.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown vessel.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Kidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.