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 18 – 24 January 2021.
On 18-JAN-21 – Robbery – An anchored MV was robbed in Banana anchorage, DRC. A duty crew member noticed three intruders in the forecastle stores. On hearing the alarm, the robbers made good their escape.
On 21-JAN-21 – Suspicious Approach – An MV reported a suspicious approach of a small craft whilst 59nm S of Bonny, Nigeria. The small craft came within 0.3nm of the MV and reduced speed but then withdrew.
On 22-JAN-21 – Migrant and Refugee – Libya’s coastguard has intercepted more than 80 Europe-bound migrants in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the North African country.
On 23-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – It was reported that firing practice will be carried out on the 26th and 27th JAN 21 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Ships and crafts are advised to stay clear of the area. Link
On 23-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – It was reported that Anti-Aircraft guns firing practice with live ammunition will be carried out on the 26th and 27th JAN 21 in Gwadar, Pakistan. Ships and crafts are advised to stay clear of the area. Link
On 23-JAN-21 – Kidnapping – An MV reported being boarded 204nm SW of Brass, Nigeria. It has now been reported that one crew member has been killed and 15 crew members have been abducted.
On 24-JAN-21 – Migrant and Refugee – The IOM said coastal security in Libya’s western town of Zuwara rescued 10 migrants and brought them to shore.
On 24-JAN-21 – General Security Warning – It was reported that a Live Firing Exercise will take place between 24th to 30th January 2021. Ships and crafts are to keep well clear of assigned danger area on the above specific schedule. Link
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.
Suspicious Approach: All other unexplained activity in close proximity by an unknown vessel.
Kidnapping: Unauthorized forcible removal of persons belonging to the vessel from it.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.