Security Awareness

This Security Awareness online course aims to raise awareness about the different security threats and how seafarers can maintain security on board of a ship.

STCW Security Awareness training is mandatory for all seafarers working on board of vessels who do not have designated security duties. The seafarers must hold an official certificate of  STCW Security Awareness training.

The Security Awareness online course is in accordance with  STCW A-VI/6 and IMO.

IMPORTANT. This course is Liberia (LISCR) approved and Panama accepted. In case you require the Netherlands (EU) and MCA accepted course click here.

Course Details

$ 59,00

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  • Duration:
    4 hours
  • Participation:
  • Type:
    Online or download
  • Language:
  • Approved by:
    Liberian Registry (LISCR) – Panama accepted

Course content

  • Basic security
  • Maritime security policy
  • Security responsibilities
  • Threat identification
  • Ship Security Actions
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Assessment (Test)


Our Security Awareness training is designed to assess your understanding of crucial security awareness principles. This training includes a carefully curated set of multiple-choice questions developed to evaluate your knowledge and skills in the field of security awareness.

Upon successfully completing the assessment, you can expect to receive a download link for your personal STCW Security Awareness Certificate. This STCW certificate is meticulously signed and stamped, and it is approved by the Liberian Registry, a recognized authority in maritime and sea safety.

One of the benefits of our program is that you can always (re)print your Security Awareness Certificate when needed. We understand the importance of having a tangible confirmation of your achievements in security awareness. Therefore, we also offer the option to order an original hardcopy Security Awareness certificate by mail. Please note that the shipping costs for this hardcopy Security Awareness certificate are not included in the standard training fees, but it’s an excellent choice for those seeking tangible proof of their Security Awareness certificate.

In summary, our Security Awareness training is the key to enhancing your knowledge in security awareness and obtaining a valuable Security Awareness certificate that affirms your commitment to safety at sea. Start the assessment today and take the first step towards a safer and more conscientious maritime future


How it works

1. Sign up

Go digital and save time. Simply sign up and you can start the course immediately.

2. Take the course

You will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android). You can take the course online or download the course.

3. Assessment

The Assessment consists of multiple-choice questions. Upon successful completion of the assesment you will receive your certificate.

4. Certificate

You will receive a download link for your certificate. You are free to (re)print your certificate anytime. A signed and stamped original hard-copy by mail can be ordered.


Yes, this training is fully online, and you can join anytime.

  • This course takes approximately four hours (4) to complete.
  • This also depends on your English language proficiency. Native speakers might need less time.

Yes, all seafarers working on a vessel must hold a valid STCW Security Awareness certificate.

  • The Security Awareness certificate is in accordance with STCW A-VI/6 and IMO.
  • This course is approved by the Liberian Register (LISCR) – Panama accepted.

IMPORTANT: also offers this course with Netherlands (EU) Approval – MCA.accepted
Click here.


This course contains the following elements:

  • The meaning of the different security levels
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans
  • Recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances, and devices
  • Recognition of characteristics and behavioral patterns that are likely to threaten security
  • Techniques used to avoid security measures

Our Online Security Awareness STCW courses, are all in English (except specific language courses).

The Security Awareness online course is mandatory for each seafarer. Anyone who works on a ship needs this course.

What you will learn courses


The meaning of the different security levels


Techniques used to avoid security measures


Knowledge of emergency procedures and contingency plans


Recognition of characteristics and behavioural patterns that are likely to threaten security

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