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 nine maritime-related incidents during the reporting period of 4 – 10 January 2021.
04-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – Reporting indicates that the South Korean flagged Chemical Tanker HANKUK CHEMI (IMO9232369) has been detained by Iranian forces
04-JAN-21 – Robbery – The container ship NILEDUTCH BREDA was robbed in Pointe Noire, North Anchorage. The intruders made good their escape with two mooring lines
04-JAN-21 – Robbery – The bulk carrier SAGITTARIUS was robbed in Port Au Prince anchorage. The robbers threatened the Chief Engineer and stole ship’s properties
05-JAN-21 – Robbery – An anchored catamaran was boarded while the crew slept on board in Marigot Bay, Saint Martin. The thief took various personal items including personal electronics
05-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – MSCI Alert 2021-001A released relating to – Persian Gulf – Threats to commercial vessels
07-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – It was reported that naval units will carry out depth charge LIVE FIRING PRACTICE, further details – Link
09-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – MSCI Advisory 2021-002 released relating to the Gulf of Guinea – Piracy/Armed Robbery/Kidnapping for Ransom
09 and 10-JAN-21 – Migrant and Refugee Incident – Over 120 migrants have crossed the English Channel into UK waters
10-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – S. MARAD – MSCI Advisory 2021-001 released relating to the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Indian Ocean -Threats to Commercial Vessels by Iran and its proxies
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.
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.
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.