ISPS Awareness Course

Course Outline Register

This is a course aimed at those staff and volunteers from Constituent Member Charities such as Port Chaplains that visit seafarers in port.

Course Aim

The course aim is to give ship visitors and other seafarers’ welfare personnel an awareness and understanding of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (IPSP) and the ability to interpret it.

Course Objectives

Understanding the International Ship and Port Facility Code, why it came into force and what it intended to achieve. Other objectives include knowing the rights of the seafarer to shore leave and welfare facilities and the rights and responsibilities of port facilities and seafarers’ welfare organisations.

Course Programme

Course Dates 

Courses are arranged upon request.

Course Logistics

This is a half day course which can be held at a regional venue or MNWB’s head office. Please contact if you would like to host this course in your workplace.

Course Funding

  • The Board will cover all course fees
  • Reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed if applicable 

Please click the Register button if you would like to attend this course.
For further information please contact Helen van Gass, Training Manager on 02380 337799 or via e-mail

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