VSO, CSO, FSO Training

The CSO and VSO sections of the course satisfy applicable requirements and U.S. Coast Guard approval is granted. Any applicant successfully completing the CSO and VSO parts of the course will satisfy:
• The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.210 for Company Security Officer; and,
• The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer; and
• The competencies of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, Table A-VI/5.

The FSO part of the course was reviewed and found to meet the standards of competence provided in 33 CFR 105.205, International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) Part A/2.1.8, ISPS Code Part 1/17, and International Maritime Organization (IMO) Port Facility Security Officer )PFSO) (2015 Edition). The FSO section of the course is not considered Coast Guard Approved Training, as there are currently no Coast Guard regulations governing the course approval. Mandatory Coast Guard Approved Course is not required at this time. A certificate for FSO will be issued separately to document the training requirements in 33 CFR Part 105.205. This course meets domestic and international requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course the mariner will be able to undertake all duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer as defined in 33 CFR Part 104.

Mariners attending this course will be required to have their VALID MMD or a photo ID at the time of registration.

If you are employed with a company and wish for them to pay for your classes, you will have to meet with your office for them to contact The Marine Training Institute for your reservation. If you will be self-paying, you may disregard contacting your office about payment.

In order to register for a class a 40%, ($300), down payment is required. The deposit payment can be made either through credit card, check, ACH, or cash. The option is yours, and you may contact me at your convenience when you are ready to complete the registration process. Please note registration is not complete until the full deposit is confirmed. Your VALID PICTURE ID is need for registration. If for any reason, you may need to cancel your course. You will have to notify TMTI’s office 10 days prior to your course in writing/e-mail to cancel, and a receive confirmation from our office must be granted to assure we received confirmation in the allotted time span. Attached you will find hotel recommendations and also driving directions to the school. Should you need additional information, please contact me at your convenience.

Vessel Security Officer (VSO), Company Security Officer (CSO), Facility Security Officer (FSO):

Program:
Vessel Security Officer (VSO), Company Security Officer (CSO), Facility Security Officer (FSO)
Duration:
2 Day – 16 Hours (Please report to class at 8:00am for registration.)
Location:
4228 W. Main Street, Gray, LA, Phone: 985-873-0031
Entry Requirements:
Must have valid picture ID upon registration. Minimum of 4 for class to resume.
Course Outline:
The CSO and VSO sections of the course satisfy applicable requirements and U.S. Coast Guard approval is granted. Any applicant successfully completing the CSO and VSO parts of the course will satisfy:
• The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.210 for Company Security Officer; and,
• The training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer; and
• The competencies of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, Table A-VI/5.
The FSO part of the course was reviewed and found to meet the standards of competence provided in 33 CFR 105.205, International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) Part A/2.1.8, ISPS Code Part 1/17, and International Maritime Organization (IMO) Port Facility Security Officer )PFSO) (2015 Edition). The FSO section of the course is not considered Coast Guard Approved Training, as there are currently no Coast Guard regulations governing the course approval. Mandatory Coast Guard Approved Course is not required at this time. A certificate for FSO will be issued separately to document the training requirements in 33 CFR Part 105.205. This course meets domestic and international requirements.
Target Audience:
Upon successful completion of this course the mariner will be able to undertake all duties and responsibilities of a designated Vessel Security Officer as defined in 33 CFR Part 104.
Certificate:
VSO Certification
Cost:
$750.00 USD – Cash, Check, Credit Card, ACH, or company assigned P.O. Number.
Deposit:
A 40% deposit is mandatory prior to registering for courses.
VSO, FSO, CSO Course Schedule:

Minimum 4 Mariners
October 4-5, 2017
November 20-21, 2017
January 3-4, 2018
February 14-16, 2018
March NO CLASS
April NO CLASS
May 29-30, 2018
June NO CLASS
July NO CLASS
August NO CLASS
September 4-5, 2018
October  4-5, 2018
November 19-20, 2018
December NO CLASS
ALL COURSE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CONTACT TMTI AT 985-873-0031 or EMAIL: george@marineinst.com

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