Overview top

This course is designed to give those onboard ship who do not have a designated security duty the essential education and training meeting requirements set out in STCW Code table A-VI/6-1, which supports Chapter XI-2 of the annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974, as amended and the International Ship and Port Facility security (ISPS) Code.

NB – security awareness training must be undertaken by all seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on ships which are required to comply with the ISPS Code.


Entry Requirements top

There is no intake restriction for entry on to this course.

Assessment top

Students are continuously assessed during the course and there is a written exam at the end of the course.

Further Information top

Please note: If you are not an EU passport holder, you will require a Student Visitor Visa to attend any course at Tyne Coast College.

Could you please contact the Marine Booking office on tel: 0191 4273772 or email: MarineBooking@tynecoast.ac.uk to book your place and also arrange your Visa letter.

The College accepts no responsibility if you book your place online but have not obtained a Student Visitor Visa resulting in non-attendance. Refunds will not be given in this instance.

Dates & Fees

Start End 19+ Full Cost
11/11/2020 11/11/2020 £105.00£105.00*
11/11/2020 11/11/2020 £105.00£105.00*
2/12/2020 2/12/2020 £105.00£105.00*
27/1/2021 27/1/2021 £105.00£105.00*
15/2/2021 15/2/2021 £105.00£105.00*
8/3/2021 8/3/2021 £105.00£105.00*
12/4/2021 12/4/2021 £105.00£105.00*
27/5/2021 27/5/2021 £105.00£105.00*
23/6/2021 23/6/2021 £105.00£105.00*
14/7/2021 14/7/2021 £105.00£105.00*
*Fee for non-UK residents
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all information relating to courses and fees is correct on the website it is always advisable to call our Student Services team to check the current situation with regards to fees and funding.