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 23 – 29 November 2020.
23-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
24-NOV-20 – Robbery – Four armed robbers boarded an anchored tanker in Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia. The duty oiler on routine rounds was threatened by the robbers before they escaped with stolen engine spares
25-NOV-20 – Boarding – The anchored tanker Epic Bolivar was boarded by three armed intruders in Pussur River, Mongla, Bangladesh. Seeing the alerted crew, the intruders escaped without taking anything
25-NOV-20 – General Security Warning – Saudi-led coalition forces announced that they intercepted an explosives-laden remote-controlled vessel reportedly launched from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen
25-NOV-20 – General Security Warning – The oil tanker AGRARI was under attack at a Saudi Arabian terminal in the Red Sea, about 108 nm north of the border with Yemen
26-NOV-20 – Kidnapping – Reports indicate that the boarding of the St Kitts flagged general cargo vessel MILANO resulted in the kidnap of 10 crew members. It has subsequently been reported that the vessel is now safe
27-NOV-20 – Boarding – A MV was boarded in Takoradi Anchorage, Ghana. The duty officer found two intruders onboard during a safety round. Nothing was reported stolen. Crew and vessel reported safe
29-NOV-20 – Kidnapping – The crude oil tanker MV AGISILAOS was boarded by unknown persons resulting in the kidnap of 4 crew (2 Filipino, 1 Romanian, 1 Russian) approximately 75nm S of Lome, Togo. Vessel is now safe, and incident closed
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.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard 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.