Licensed Cadet Intern Program

This course is designed to prepare the mariner to function efficiently as a Vessel Security Officer. Topics emphasized in this course include security regulations, risk assessment and mitigation techniques, anti-piracy and armed robbery techniques including the use of deadly force, and interfacing with port or company security officers and implementation of the Vessel's Security Plan.


Course Capacity: 16 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who satisfactorily completes our Vessel Security Officer (MEBAMD-573) course will satisfy the training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.