Proficiency in Designated Security Duties

The Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course (PDSD) is for professional crew who are required to perform a security-related duty onboard a commercial vessel which must comply with the ISPS cod...

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Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
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The Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course (PDSD) is designed for individuals who work on board ships and have security duties as part of their job responsibilities. The course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out their designated security duties in accordance with the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

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I recently completed my training with flying fish. From booking the course all the way through to receiving my certificates the team made it an effortless process and were always on hand to help.


I completed the Superyacht Deckhand course with Flying Fish in January 2023 and I highly recommend anyone interested in starting a career in yachting do their training with Flying Fish.


Book Proficiency in Designated Security Duties today!

This one-day, MCA approved course will provide the essential training to enable you to perform a designated security role onboard.

1 day(s)


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If you are starting a new career then you will need to complete your STCW Basic Safety Training course, mandatory for anybody wishing to work at sea.

STCW Basic Safety Training

STCW Basic Safety Training Course

This entry-level course is required by all crew who want to work at sea on commercial vessels, including Superyachts.

6 day(s)



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