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 16 – 22 November 2020.
16-NOV-20 – Kidnapping – Reporting indicates that the Ghanaian flagged general cargo vessel AM DELTA has been boarded 44 NM S of Brass, Nigeria. This has resulted in the kidnap of 5 crew
16-NOV-20 – Kidnapping – Communications were lost with MT STELIOS K approximately 40nm S of Lome, Togo. Further reporting states three people have been kidnapped and the attackers have left the MT
17-NOV-20 – Suspicious Approach – MT SKS DONGGANG was approached by one skiff approximately 59 NM SSW of Lome, Togo
17-NOV-20 – Boarding – The Bulk carrier ASIAN SPRING was boarded by three perpetrators whilst underway approximately 3nm N of Palau Nongsa, Indonesia
18-NOV-20 – Boarding – The underway product tanker MTM AMSTERDAM was boarded by two unknown persons armed with knives 29nm E of the Port of Singapore, Asia. The robbers escaped without stealing anything
18-NOV-20 – Migrant and Refugee – The UK Border Force intercepted a fishing vessel with 69 migrants hidden onboard, off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
18-NOV-20 – General Security Warning – It has been reported that naval ships will carry out Surface, Anti-Aircraft and Depth Charge LIVE FIRING PRACTICE between 0400 to 1700 UTC from 16-20, 23-27 and 30 November 2020. Details – Link
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.
Kidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.
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.
Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown 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.