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 11 maritime-related incidents during the reporting period of 6 – 12 April 2021.
06-APR-21 – General Security Warning – The Iranian flagged general cargo vessel SAVIZ reported an onboard explosion as the ship operated in the Red Sea near Eritrea.
06-APR-21 – Maritime Information Advisory – It was announced that a Naval Gunnery Exercise would be held on 06th April 2021 in an area defined as follows: link
07-APR-21 – General Security Warning – Two small craft exceeding speeds of over 70 knots, with a third larger craft doing 20 knots were sighted approximately 141 NM S of Salalah, Oman.
07-APR-21 – Boarding – The bulk carrier TRINA OLDENDORFF was boarded by four personnel armed with knives at the Eastern entrance to the Singapore Strait. They then proceeded to hit the motorman on the head before escaping. Nothing was reported stolen.
07-APR-21 – Boarding – The product tanker HARRISBURG was boarded whilst underway at the Eastern entrance to the Singapore Strait. The master raised the alarm and the two perpetrators escaped empty handed.
09-APR-21 – Migrant and Refugee – A boat carrying five migrants arrived on UK shores today after 44 people made the dangerous journey across the Channel yesterday.
10-APR-21 – Maritime Information Advisory – It was reported that an ongoing sea curfew in Sabah state’s Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) was extended to 15 April.
11-APR-21 – Robbery – The bulk carrier PANTAZIS L was boarded whilst underway 24nm E of Singapore Port by four persons who were sighted in the engine room. It was found that engine spares had been stolen.
11-APR-21 – Migrant and Refugee – According to the Spanish Red Cross, at least four people were discovered deceased on a migrant boat off the coast of El Hierro.
12-APR-21 – Maritime Information Advisory – It was reported that firing practice with live ammunition will be carried out between 14th to 16th April 2021: link
12-APR-21 – Migrant and Refugee – At least 34 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants from Yemen capsized off the coast of Djibouti.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
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.
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.
Maritime Information Advisory: Notable maritime updates e.g., Military exercises, Curfews and Advisories.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.