MAS-203: Shipboard Security Awareness

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Course title: MAS 203 Shipboard Security Awareness

Campus:   FSM FMI

Initiator:   Matthias J Ewarmai

Date:  April 2016

Course description:
This course is designed to provide trainees/seafarers and shipboard personnel with the basic knowledge and understanding of security-related issued on board ships so that they can perform their assigned duties and collectively contribute to the enhancement of maritime security on board their vessel.

Chapter VI of the 2010                                             SPC required contact hrs – 8 hrs.
Manila Amendments of the STCW Code.

COURSE HOURS/CREDITS:

 

 

Hours per Week

 

No.  of  Weeks

 

Total Hours

 

Semester Credits

Lecture

 

          2

x

6

x

12

=

 

Practicum

 

          2

x

6

x

12

=

 

Workshop

 

 

x

 

x

24

=

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
Total  Semester

 

Credits

 

 

 

PURPOSE OF COURSE:        
[    ] Degree requirement
[    ] Degree elective
[ x ] Certificate    Certificate of Completion in Basic Safety
[ x ] Other            A required course for the issuance of Certificate of Proficiency by the FSM Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure.

PREREQUISITES:

PSLOS OF OTHER PROGRAMS THIS COURSE MEETS:


PSLO#

                             Program

 

 

 

  1)  INSTITUTIONAL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (Check all that apply)

 

[    ]

1. Effective oral communication: capacity to deliver prepared, purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

 

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2. Effective written communication: development and expression of ideas in writing through work in many genres and styles, utilizing different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images through iterative experiences across the curriculum.

[    ]

3. Critical thinking: a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

[X ]

4. Problem solving: capacity to design, evaluate, and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal.

 

[    ]

5. Intercultural knowledge and competence: a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

 

[    ]

6. Information literacy: the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share that information for the problem at hand.

[X ]

7. Foundations and skills for life-long learning: purposeful learning activity, undertaken on an ongoing basis with the aim of improving knowledge, skills, and competence.

 

[    ]

8. Quantitative Reasoning: ability to reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of authentic contexts and everyday life situations; comprehends and can create sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence and can clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats.

 

2)  PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (PSLOs): The student will be able
to:

    • Demonstrate competency in providing advanced first aid treatment at sea.
    • Demonstrate competency in fire prevention techniques and organization of a shipboard firefighting team.
    • Demonstrate competency in providing safety procedures for abandonment from a merchant or fishing vessel.
    • Demonstrate understanding in providing security awareness on board vessels.

 

3)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (General): The student will be
able to
:

  • Explain measures to increase maritime security
  • Recognize security risks and threats
  • Explain the need for maintaining security awareness and vigilance
  • Explain measures to counter piracy against merchant shipping

 

4)  COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CSLOs) (Specific): The student will be  
able to:


CSLO (General) 1: Explain measures to increase maritime security

Student Learning Outcome (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

    • Define maritime security terms, including those related to piracy and robbery.

4,7

4

Written and oral assessment will be used to assess students’ competence by:

  • defining maritime security terms, including those related to piracy and robbery.
  • explaining maritime security policy, and the responsibilities of governments, shipping companies and personnel
  • describing maritime security levels and their impact on security measures and procedures
  • describing security report procedures
  • explaining security-related contingency plans
    • Explain maritime security policy, and the responsibilities of governments, shipping companies and personnel.
    • Describe maritime security levels and their impact on security measures and procedures.
    • Describe security report procedures.
    • Explain security-related contingency plans.

CSLO (General) 2: Recognize security risks and threats

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Describe techniques used to circumvent security measures.

4,7

4

Written and oral assessment will be used to assess students’ competence by:

  • describing techniques used to circumvent security measures
  • describing potential threats, including those relating to piracy and armed robbery
  • describe weapons, dangerous substances and devices ad the damage they can cause

2.2 Describe potential threats, including those relating to piracy and armed robbery.

2.3 Describe weapons, dangerous substances and devices and the damage they can cause.

CSLO (General) 3: Explain the need for maintaining security awareness and vigilance

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Explain training, drill and exercise requirements for trainees under relevant conventions, codes and International Maritime Organization (IMO) circulars, including those relevant to anti-piracy and anti-armed robbery.

4,7

4

Written and oral assessment will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • explaining training, drill and exercise requirements for trainees under relevant conventions, codes and International Maritime Organization (IMO) circulars, including those relevant to anti-piracy and anti-armed robbery

 

CSLO (General) 4: Explain measures to counter piracy against merchant shipping

Student Learning Outcomes (specific)

ISLO

PSLO

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Explain risk assessment.

4,7

4

Written and oral assessment will be used to assess student’s competence in:

  • explaining risk assessment
  • describing self-protection measures to be taken by vessels before entering a high-risk area
  • describing what to do if a pirate attack is imminent
  • describing what to do if pirates board the vessel
  • describing procedures in the event of military action
  • explaining the concept of post-incident reporting

4.2 Describe self-protection measures to be taken by vessels before entering a high-risk area.

4.3 Describe what to do if a pirate attack is imminent.

4.4 Describe what to do if pirates board the vessel.

4.5 Describe procedures in the event of military action.

4.6 Explain the concept of post-incident reporting.

 

5)  COURSE CONTENT:

  • Enhancement of Maritime Security
  • Security  Risks and Threats
  • Methods of Maintaining Security Awareness and Vigilance
  • Measures to Counter Piracy Against Merchant Shipping

6)  METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION:

[X]  Lecture                    [   ]  Cooperative learning groups
[   ]  Laboratory               [X]  In-class exercises
[X]  Audio visual            [X]  Demonstrations
[X]  Other

 

7)  REQUIRED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS:

  • Basic Shipboard Security Familiarization Learner’s Guide
  • Course Syllabus

 

8)  REFERENCE MATERIALS:

  • Videos
  • Course handout notes
  • International Ship and Port facility Security (ISPS) Code
  • Chapter XI-2 of the SOLAS Convention
  • Regulation VI/6 of the 2010 Manila Amendments of the STCW Code

9)  INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS: None

 

10) EVALUATION:  A grade of at least 70% or a “C” must be achieved to progress to the next level.  All demonstrations should achieve at least a rate of 80%.

 

11) CREDIT BY EXAMINATION: None

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