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 seven maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 2 – 8 November 2020.
02-NOV-20 – Robbery – at 23:30 UTC, around four to five robbers armed with long knives in a wooden boat came alongside an anchored Bulk Carrier in position 14 22 90 S, 040 42 10 E in Nacala Anchorage, Mozambique.
03-NOV-20 – General Security Warning – UKMTO NOTICE 002/NOV/2020 advised that the Pakistan Military are due to conduct exercises with live firings. Between 05:00 and 09:00 UTC (10:00 and 14:00 local time), from 04-NOV to 09-NOV-20 in the following bounded areas: A. 2535N 06343E B. 2535N 06646E C. 2452N 06646E D. 2452N 06343E.
04-NOV-20 – Robbery – at 05:49 UTC an SSAS alert signal was received by an unknown MT which may be under attack in position 02 43 56 N, 006 03 23 E, 128nm SW of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
04-NOV-20 – Robbery – between 03:01-07:00 UTC, MV was robbed in position 00 03 07 S, 051 10 00 W, Santana Port Brazil.
07-NOV-20 – Boarding – at 06:40 UTC, an underway MV was boarded in position 03 39 48 N, 002 29 49 E, approximately 159 nm S of Cotonou, Benin.
07-NOV-20 – Approach – at 16:20 UTC, reporting indicates that a Marshall Islands flagged tanker was approached in position 03 36 N, 004 36 E whilst underway, 180 NM SSE of Lagos, Nigeria.
08-NOV-20 – Robbery – at 21:25 LT, an underway tanker was robbed in position 01 16 47 N, 104 12 53 E, approximately 20 nm E of Singapore.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Approach: An incident where weapons are trained on the vessel or pirate paraphernalia such as weapons, ladders, are observed and the intention to conduct an attack is clear.
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.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.