The Maritime Training Academy has announced the launch of a new course. Diploma in Maritime Security is written by experts in the maritime security field, across the commercial and superyacht sectors, and has been developed to build a career in the maritime security industry.

The Diploma in Maritime Security will commence on 1st April 2015 and will consist of 11 modules including 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.

Case studies are used within the modules to bring the subject alive based on the first hand experiences of the authors.

All students are required to successfully complete and pass the module assignments.

Diploma students are also required to sit a final examination in either April or October 2016. There is also the opportunity to attend two tutorial seminars, one mid-way through the course and one immediately before the examination. Tutors and support staff are available to offer student guidance whenever required.

This diploma compliments the Maritime Training Academy’s other 10 diplomas and 12 short courses that have been developed over the last 10 years. This new diploma gives students essential underpinning knowledge that covers Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy.