Port Facility Security Officer

4 days

This training programme teaches you how to assess risks and implement a security plan for port facilities.

This training is provided by SURTYMAR, an agency recognised as an OFSPA by the ministerial decree of 20 February 20024.

Le Havre
  • Strong points
  • Programme
  • Admission
  • Tuition fees and funding

Strong points


    • Understand the regulatory environment for maritime and port security
    • Understand the main threats to maritime transport and port operations
    • How to assess risks and implement a security plan for port facilities
    • be able to manage security at operational level
    • Know and master the principles of crisis management


    Anyone with responsibilities (decision-making and operations) in the maritime transport and port sectors.
    Maritime transport security is a key concern today. It is a real economic challenge, and security is developing in an environment of high international standards in port areas subject to the ISPS Code. As such, all port authorities and port facility operators are required to train Port Facility Security Officers.
    Security is also an important commercial issue, a factor in reliability and competitiveness. As such, the security of transport operations is part of the overall quality expected by customers.

    The advantages of IPER

    • 45 years of expérience
    • Quality, service and support
    • Location in the first French container port
    • An international renown
    • Exceptionnal partnership including IMO
    • Catalog and taylor made trainings
    • Good balance between theory and practice
    • Wide network of experts


    • The challenges of maritime transport security
    • The international standards environment
    • The ISPS Code
    • The main threats
    • Risk assessment
    • The security plan
    • Weapons and explosives
    • Organising exercises and training
    • Crisis management and business continuity
    • Information protection

    Teaching approach

    Based on the consultant's experience, the Internship is based on :

    • An operational approach
    • Alternating theoretical and practical work-study tracks
    • Analysis of practical cases and feedback


    Trainees receive a training programme once their knowledge has been tested. ASIP accreditation is then awarded, on simple request, by the Prefecture in France or the competent authority abroad.



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    How to register

    Please complete the online registration form.
    If you have any questions about your registration or your stay in Le Havre, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Well-being and Inclusion

    Inclusion of students with disabilities

    For several years now, EM Normandie has been committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities and has been striving to make it as easy as possible for them to learn, to continue their studies, to live socially within the school and to find employment. Specific training for its teachers and support services, school facilities, digital accessibility, etc. EM Normandie promotes values of equal opportunities and respect for differences, through the sharing of an inclusive culture and the continuous development of its practices. Are you disabled or have a chronic disabling illness? We can provide you with comprehensive support, whether it be in the context of your classes/exams, your search for internships, work-study programmes or jobs, or even in preparing for your expatriation.

Tuition fees and funding

    Tuition fees

    €2,060.00 net of taxes for 4 days

    Our prices include the training programme, teaching materials, lunches and coffee breaks. Additional costs, including accommodation and dinners, are the sole responsibility of the learner.


    Financing solutions are available. Please contact us for more information.


    Claire PLONEIS

    Head of IPER

    Le Havre