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.
01-SEP-21 – Refugee and Migrant Incident – 100 migrants rescued off Gran Canaria, Spain.
01-SEP-21 – Refugee and Migrant Incident – 191 migrants rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
01-SEP-21 – Refugee and Migrant Incident – 1,000 migrants rescued off the Libyan coast.
03-SEP-21 – General Security Warning – U.S. MARAD have released the following advisory relating to increased threats to merchant vessels operating in the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, Bab al Mandeb Strait, Red Sea, and Western Indian Ocean geographic areas
05-SEP-21 – Maritime Information Advisory – UKMTO have released notice 002/SEP/2021 relating to naval ships conducting live fire practice off the coast of Pakistan Link.
05-SEP-21 – Boarding – Bulk carrier boarded whilst anchored off Libreville, Gabon. Two crew members were injured and one is missing, possibly kidnapped.
05-SEP-21 – Refugee and Migrant Incident – UK Border Force bring four children and an infant ashore in Dover, Kent.
06-SEP-21 – Refugee and Migrant Incident – Reports indicate that over 1000 migrants have attempted to cross the English Channel, marking a new daily record high.
06-SEP-21 – Approach – Attempted boarding of a bulk carrier at Tema Anchorage, Ghana.
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.
Maritime Information Advisory: Notable maritime updates e.g., Military exercises, Curfews and Advisories.
Boarding: Unauthorized boarding of a vessel by persons not part of its complement without successfully taking control of the vessel.
Drugs Interdiction: Focused on interrupting illegal drugs smuggled by sea, usually a large number of drugs are seized.
General Security Warning: Warnings/Incidents which do not fit in the other categories but enhance the situational awareness.
Approach: Any event that is suspicious enough to warrant consideration and includes actions by a suspicious vessel closing on a steady bearing, having a very close CPA, and/or pirate paraphernalia/weapons clearly seen on display as a show of force.
We provide a wide range of Maritime Security and Intelligence services. For further details please contact +44 (0)1548 856 001 or email us.