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 8 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 29 June – 5 July 2021.
The following incidents were recorded:
30-JUN-21 – Boarding – The underway bulk carrier J MARE was boarded by four perpetrators whilst in position 38nm E of Singapore Port, Singapore. The perpetrators escaped upon being sighted. Nothing was reported as stolen.
30-JUN-21 – General Security Warning – MDAT-GOG reported an increased threat of piracy in Zone F in the Gulf of Guinea.
30-JUN-21 – Robbery – The tanker MAERSK BORNEO, was boarded whilst at Callao Anchorage in Peru. After a search was conducted it was found that ship’s spares had been taken.
02-JUL-21 – Maritime Information Advisory – It was confirmed that firing with live ammunition by Air Defence units will be carried out on 06th and 08th July, further details – Link
03-JUL-21 – Attack – An underway container ship CSAV TYNDALL was reportedly attacked in the Strait of Hormuz. Full details are yet to be confirmed.
03-JUL-21 – Migrant and Refugee – At least 43 migrants and refugees are feared to have drowned while 84 were rescued after a shipwreck off Tunisia’s coast.
04-JUL-21 – Migrant and Refugee – UK authorities intercepted six attempted crossings involving 212 people, adding that French authorities reported seven interceptions, preventing 238 people from reaching the UK.
05-JUL-21 – General Security Warning – The following was issued by MDAT-GOG; Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area. (Zone E) Coordinates: A) 023000N 0073000E B) 023000N 0023000E C) 050000N 0023000E D) 050044N 0051317E E) 042059N 0060326E F) 043532N 0072606E.
General Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.
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.
Attack: It is clear that weapons have been discharged against the vessel or a clear attempt to board the vessel has been made by the attacking vessel (s).
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard the vessel.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of 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.