Combined Designated Person Ashore & Company Security Officer


Combined Designated Person Ashore & Company Security Officer

This is a combined Designated Person Ashore (DPA) & Company Security Officer (CSO) training course.

Live online events

4 days, 09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST


  • £2,400.00 incl. VAT


Training Course will be delivered on-line utilising Microsoft Teams which will run for Four (4) consecutive days Monday to Thursday – (0900 to 1300 each day). An element of offline self-study will be required each day. All training material will be provided and Designated Person Ashore and Company Security Officer Certificates issued are recognized by the UK Nautical Institute and fulfils recognition standards for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). As outlined in the Training Scope(s) below.



Delegates should have a minimum formal education as follows;

  • Qualifications from a tertiary institution recognized by the Administration or by the recognized organization, within a relevant field of management, engineering, or physical science;


  • Qualifications and seagoing experience as a certified ship officer pursuant to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended;


  • Other formal education combined with not less than three years’ practical senior level experience in ship management operations.

NOTE:      Delegates should be fluent both in written and spoken English, have access and be able to use Microsoft Teams Software for the purpose of the training course.


Each ‘on-line’ daily tutorial session will be broken down into approximately 3-4 modules, each lasting approximately 45 minutes allowing for a short ‘Q&A Session’ and associated ‘Comfort Break’, at convenient points.

The nature of this training course involves all delegates and instructor(s) in an ongoing process of qualitative and quantitative assessment.

Between each daily ‘on-line’ tutorial session, ‘Assignments’ will be set as homework which must be completed ‘individually’ or ‘by groups’ encouraging individuals to communicate with each other outside of the scheduled ‘on-line’ sessions. Individuals or their group will then present their answers from previously set ‘Assignments’ at a convenient point during the next scheduled ‘on-line’ tutorial session.


Certificates will only be issued to those delegates who demonstrate 100% attendance and successfully achieving the required proficiency level.