Proficiency for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

MQC-TU VARNA 9 hours and 0 minutes

This training course shall include the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary for the performance of the obligations to achieve the security of a passenger or merchant ship. This is in accordance with the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training and Certification of Seafarers 1978, as amended.

Those who successfully completed this training will learn to know the current threats to maritime security, maritime security regulations and ship security responsibilities. They will gain knowledge of the basic security equipment and content of the Ship Security Plan. They will learn what actions to take and what procedures they must follow in order to increase ship security.
After you have completed the course, you need to attend the final examination in presence of the Bulgarian Maritime Administration and to get your certificate issued by BMA. For this reason, you will receive in your email one link to participate in Google classroom. Once you are in Google classroom your theoretical knowledge will be established by a written Quiz containing 30 questions from the thematic program. The time allowed for the Quiz is 45 minutes maximum. A trainee who has given at least 25 correct answers shall be considered to have passed. The Quiz shall be drawn up in three variants to ensure no repetition of questions. To receive instructions and to activate your Quiz please email with the following details:
1. Full name / 2. ID Number / 3.Mobile number / 4. Email address.
Issuing cost of your Certificate is 20 Euro with a processing time of 3 working days.
A trainee who does not pass the Quiz shall be entitled to re-take an examination within one month. If a second test is failed, the student will need to repeat the full course again.

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Maritime Qualification Center at Technical University Varna.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 9 hours and 0 minutes
  5. Intended for: Seafarers on board Merchant or Passenger vessels with Designated Security Duties.
  6. Approved by:BMA
  7. Reference: SOLAS Chapter XI-2, ISPS Code, IMO model course 3.26, Reg.VI/6 and Sec. A-VI/6-7-8 of STCW and National standard of Bulgarian Maritime Administration