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 17 – 23 Aug 2021.
The following incidents were recorded:
18-AUG-21 – Migrant and Refugee – A migrant boat that was adrift for nearly two weeks was intercepted as it was heading for Spain’s Canary Islands. Seven survivors were found on board.
18-AUG-21 – Robbery – Seven robbers armed with knives boarded an anchored bulk carrier whilst in West Callao Anchorage, Peru and stole ships stores.
19-AUG-21 – Migrant and Refugee – A migrant vessel with a sole female survivor was intercepted off the Canary Islands
20-AUG-21 – Robbery – An underway bulk carrier NEFELI was boarded by four perpetrators armed with knives approximately 3.2nm North of Nongsa Point, Batam Island, Indonesia who stole spare engine parts.
21-AUG-21 – Migrant and Refugee – Reportedly between 600-800 migrants arrived in the UK, with various landings along the Southeast coastline.
21-AUG-21 – Robbery – An underway bulk carrier GOOD LUCK 1 was boarded by four perpetrators armed with knives approximately 3nm SE of Tanjung Bulat, Johor, Malaysia and stole engine parts.
22-AUG-21 – Robbery – A yacht at anchor in Linton Bay, Panama, had its locked dinghy stolen.
23-AUG-21 – General Security Warning – ReCAAP (Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia) issued an ‘Incident Alert’ specifically for Manila Anchorage. Link
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: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.