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Facility Security Officer Training     
Course Information
This Facility Security Officer (FSO) refresher course will fulfill the U.S Coast Guard requirements for 33 CFR 105.205: ? (i) Relevant international laws and codes, and recommendations; ? (ii) Relevant government legislation and regulations; ? (iii) Responsibilities and functions of local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies; ? (iv) Security assessment methodology; ? (v) Methods of facility security surveys and inspections; ? (vi) Instruction techniques for security training and education, including security measures and procedures; ? (vii) Handling sensitive security information and security related communications; ? (viii) Current security threats and patterns; ? (ix) Recognizing and detecting dangerous substances and devices; ? (x) Recognizing characteristics and behavioral patterns of persons who are likely to threaten security; ? (xi) Techniques used to circumvent security measures; ? (xii) Conducting physical searches and non-intrusive inspections; ? (xiii) Conducting security drills and exercises, including exercises with vessels; and ? (xiv) Assessing security drills and exercises. ? (xv) Knowledge of TWIC requirements. ? (1) Ensure that the Facility Security Assessment (FSA) is conducted; ? (2) Ensure the development and implementation of a FSP; ? (3) Ensure that an annual audit is conducted, and if necessary that the FSA and FSP are updated; ? (4) Ensure the FSP is exercised per ยง105.220 of this part; ? (5) Ensure that regular security inspections of the facility are conducted; ? (6) Ensure the security awareness and vigilance of the facility personnel; ? (7) Ensure adequate training to personnel performing facility security duties; ? (8) Ensure that occurrences that threaten the security of the facility are recorded and reported to the owner or operator; ? (9) Ensure the maintenance of records required by this part; ? (10) Ensure the preparation and the submission of any reports as required by this part; ? (11) Ensure the execution of any required Declarations of Security with Masters, Vessel Security Officers or their designated representatives; ? (12) Ensure the coordination of security services in accordance with the approved FSP; ? (13) Ensure that security equipment is properly operated, tested, calibrated, and maintained; ? (14) Ensure the recording and reporting of attainment changes in MARSEC Levels to the owner or operator and the cognizant COTP; ? (15) When requested, ensure that the Vessel Security Officers receive assistance in confirming the identity of visitors and service providers seeking to board the vessel through the facility; ? (16) Ensure notification, as soon as possible, to law enforcement personnel and other emergency responders to permit a timely response to any transportation security incident; ? (17) Ensure that the FSP is submitted to the cognizant COTP for approval, as well as any plans to change the facility or facility infrastructure prior to amending the FSP; and ? (18) Ensure that all facility personnel are briefed of changes in security conditions at the facility. ? (19) Ensure the TWIC program is being properly implemented.
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Course Details
Course Code: 06FSO
Course Length: 6 hours

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