Company Security Officer – online training course


ISPS Code, Part A, paragraph 2.1.7 and paragraph 11. ISPS Code, Part B, paragraph 13.1.

Mandatory for

Any person who is appointed in the Ship Security Plan and/ or by a company, as a company as Company Security Officer.

Required qualifications

No specific requirements have been set.

System requirements

PC with a stable internet connection.


During this course you will learn how to deal with:

  • Maritime security policy
  • Security responsibilities
  • Ship security assessment
  • Security equipment
  • Ship security plan
  • Threat identification, recognition and response
  • Ship security actions
  • Emergency preparedness, drills and exercises
  • Security administration
  • Security training


20 multiple choice questions with a 70% passing score. If you do not pass, you may read the content of the training again and start a new assessment. You can take the assessment up to a maximum of three times.


The approximate duration of the course is between three and four hours.


To receive a certificate the following steps should be completed:

  • Create an account or log in;
  • Select and purchase the correct training;
  • Read the content of the training;
  • Take the online assessment with 20 multiple-choice questions;
  • After successfully passing the assessment, you will receive an email containing your certificate;
  • Please print this certificate and keep it with your other certificates;
  • Would you like to receive a hard copy certificate? Please contact us.

Company benefits

Are you working for a shipping company or maritime recruitment agency and do you book training courses more often (online)? As a business customer at Rood Boven Groen, you benefit from advantages. We are happy to inform you about the possibility te become a regular customer or affiliate partner.