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 9 maritime related incidents during the reporting period of 13-19 July 2021.
The following incidents were recorded:
13-JUL-21 – Boarding – Five persons using ropes boarded an anchored tanker in Callao Anchorage, Peru. Duty crew on routine rounds noticed them and raised the alarm. Seeing the crew’s alertness, the perpetrators escaped in an old motorboat.
13-JUL-21 – Robbery – Robbers boarded an unknown berthed bulk carrier in Haldia Port, India unnoticed. The duty engine crew later noticed the padlock of the entrance door to the engine room broken and spares missing.
15-JUL-21 – Robbery – Cruisers aboard a yacht anchored in Mt. Hartman Bay found their dinghy had been stolen overnight.
16-JUL-21 – Boarding – An anchored bulk carrier was boarded in Port au Prince anchorage, Haiti. Five intruders carrying a gun and knives boarded the ship via long ladders. The intruders fled after hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alert.
16-JUL-21 – Migrant and Refugee – Morocco’s navy says it has rescued 344 migrants, including women and children, after their boats ran into difficulty in the Mediterranean and Atlantic.
17-JUL-21 – Boarding – An underway bulk carrier was boarded approximately 35 nm E of Port of Singapore. Five intruders carrying knives were reported outside the steering room by the crew. As the alarm was sounded, the intruders escaped without taking anything.
17-JUL-21 – Boarding – The underway bulk carrier ADVENTURER was boarded approximately 7 nm NW of Bintan Island, Indonesia. The five intruders made good their escape once the alarm was sounded without stealing any ships items.
18-JUL-21 – Migrant and Refugee – Turkey’s TCG Gediz frigate, on observation duty off Libya, rescued 80 migrants who were dragged toward Tunisia’s coasts on a boat, the Defence Ministry announced on Sunday.
19-JUL-21 – Migrant and Refugee – At least 430 migrants crossed the English Channel to the UK.
Robbery: Theft from a vessel or from persons aboard 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.
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.