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Ship Security


With this Diploma you will develop and deepen your knowledge of the Ship Security industry. You will engage with a range of challenging topics such as ISPS code, Passenger Vessel Security, Superyacht and Private Yacht Security. It will also cover preventative measures and security procedures as well as the actual event. You will learn the skills required to build a successful career in the Ship Security industry.

Studying this Diploma is a great way to boost your career prospects. Many students study to develop themselves in their existing role, while others study with a complete change of career in mind.



The course consists of 11 modules. All students are required to successfully complete and pass the module assignments. Diploma students will also be required to sit and pass a final examination.

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Studying the Diploma in Ship Security is applicable to existing professionals working in the industry as well as those looking to learn and develop their knowledge of Ship Security.

This Course has 11 modules

Maritime Course Author - Steven Jones

Meet the Course Director

Steven Jones

Maritime Author and Writer

Steven spent a decade working as a Navigation Officer in the Merchant Navy and was attacked by pirates while serving. After shifting ashore he advised numerous shipping companies on security planning – spending years researching, applying and developing an in-depth knowledge of security and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. Steven has since written for numerous publications about how to cope with piracy and practical guidance on Maritime Security.

If you would like to complete this as a Classroom based course, click here for more information.

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On Passing the Diploma you will receive this icon – please use on your business cards, LinkedIn profiles and websites!

You can also use these letters after your name:
MTA Dip ShipSec

Supported by:

Keystone Law
Global HR & Payroll Expertise (CESG)
British Marine
PYA - The Professional Yachting Association
Ocean Independence
MYBA - The Worldwide Yachting Association
Marine Society
Lead Yacht Underwriters Limited
IASA - The International Association of Ship Repair Agents