Ship Security Officer (SSO)

Duration 3 days

Approved By D. G. Shipping, Govt. of India via Approval No. TR/A/333/2013 dated: 11.12.2013

Actual Fees 5,000.00 INR

Advance Fees 1,000.00 INR

Package Courses Apply Online


  • Section 12 of the Part A of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) has laid down the requirement, duties and responsibilities of ship security officer. In accordance with provision under Section 13 - Part A of the Code with regard to training, drills and exercises on ship security, the ship security officer and appropriate shore-based personnel shall have knowledge and have received training, taking into account the guidance given in Part B of the Code
  • This course, called the Ship Security Officer course aims to provide knowledge to those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Ship Security Officer (SSO), as defined in section A/2.1.6 (and section A/12) of the ISPS Code, and in particular the duties and responsibilities with respect to the security of a ship, for implementing and maintaining a Ship Security Plan and for liaising with the Company Security Officer (CSO) and with Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs)
  • Those who successfully complete this course should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities as Ship Security Officer, as defined in section A/12.2 of the ISPS Code

Eligibility Criteria

  • CoC holder with Minimum 12 Months of Sea Service
  • Holder of Passport, INDoS, CDC & CoC

Documents Required

  • Photocopy of CDC (with sailing experience)
  • Photocopy of CoC (If Applicable)
  • Photocopy of INDoS
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • 2 Passport Size Color Photographs


  • 100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course