imo model course 3.20

company security officer

The course provides participants with the knowledge, understanding and proficiencies as required by STCW 78, as amended and the ISPS Code to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities as Company Security Officer (CSO) or Ship Security Officer (SSO). Practical case studies, exercises and videos are used to illustrate possible measures to comply with the maritime security requirements as laid down in the ISPS Code.


The course focuses on:

  • Development, implementation, maintenance and supervision of Ship Security Plans
  • Identification of threats and vulnerabilities and assessment of security risks
  • Methods for Inspection and Monitoring of security measures on board ships
  • Operation, testing and calibration of security equipment and systems
  • Enhancing security awareness and vigilance of company staff (ship and shore)

Registration for Imo Model Course 3.20

Company Security Officer