Designated Security Duties (DSD) Online

Course also known as: DSD

AMSA-approved course Designated Security Duties course completed online, in your own time, and from anywhere in the world.

Equips trainees with the tools and skills to demonstrate competence to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities as listed in Table A-VI/6-2 of the STCW Code.

Who should participate?

Seafarers who are designated to perform security duties, including anti-piracy and anti-armed-robbery-related activities.

Certification

The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • Designated Security Duties (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/6 and Code Section A-VI/6, Table A-VI/6-2

AMSA Information

AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification) 2014.

Equipment Required

Designated Security Duties online is provided using the University of Tasmania’s online learning environment, MyLO.

The course involves the viewing of multiple videos, which require a reasonable internet connection speed. Please note that to complete the final assessment you will need access to a web camera.

Computer setup: please check your browser is set up to use MyLO by checking this browser information.

Designated Security Duties was clear and informative, and I gained a lot.

David Wendelken


  • Duration: Approximately 10 hours
  • Note:

    To help all seafarers and shipping companies during the global pandemic, AMCS has issued a 20% discount on all online training courses between April 7 - June 30, 2020. We want to do our bit for the Australian and global seafaring community by making training available to as many people as possible during this unprecedented health and economic crisis.

  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    Discounted Price (was $590) | $472

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