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 six maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 21 – 27 September 2020.
21-SEP-20 – Drug Interdiction – The Mexican Navy seized the product tanker BLUE COMMANDER at Veracruz Port in Mexico. It is alleged the vessel with 21 crew members were transporting illegal fuel.
22-SEP-20 – General Security Warning – U.S. MARITIME ADVISORY 2020-016 Threat Type: GPS Interference Geographic Area: Various – MSCI Advisory – 2020-016
22-SEP-20 – Suspicious Approach – The HAFNIA PHOENIX was approached approximately 71 NM SE of Takoradi, Ghana, the skiff came within half a mile of the tanker. The master carried out anti-piracy measures which lead to the perpetrators aborting their approach.
24-SEP-20 – Migrant and Refugee – Three people died and 13 are feared drowned after a boat carrying refugees and migrants capsized off Libya’s coast.
25-SEP-20 – General Security Warning – UKMTO released on behalf of the Combined Maritime Forces in Bahrain, the information that there will be a Maritime Security Operation (Focused Operation) by Combined Task Force (CTF)151, in areas off the Somali coast, Socotra Gap and the vicinity of the IRTC between 1st and 7th of October 2020.
26-SEP-20 – Suspicious Approach – Reporting indicates that the fishing vessel AGNES 1 was chased by a speed boat carrying 8-10 persons 110 NM SSE of Takoradi, Ghana. The vessel undertook evasive manoeuvres and the speedboat left.
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.
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.
Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown vessel.
Drug Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually large amounts of drugs seized
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.