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Starting 15 May 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 16 weeks part-time

Starting 15 May 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 16 weeks part-time

Study current and future threats in maritime transport security

Understand the latest dangers, the regulatory issues, and the methods of dealing with risk in the Maritime Transport Security area.


If you have questions or you would like to talk to one of our Education Consultants, get in touch! Contact +44 (0) 20 8052 2710 for extra details.

Certificate in Maritime Transport Security

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - Maritime Transport Security: an overview
  • Module 2 - Maritime Security
  • Module 3 - Security Control Measures and Risk Mitigation
  • Module 4 - Information and Data Security
  • Module 5 - Piracy and Terrorism
  • Module 6 - Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning
  • Module 7 - Laws and Regulations Concerning Transport Security
  • Module 8 - Operational Resilience

What you'll learn

  • A thorough understanding of Maritime Security Transport, especially supply chain security, including current threats, maritime infrastructure issues, and current weapons and explosives platforms.
  • The differences of vessels by type and their relationship with ports and terminals.
  • The maritime security policies and procedures, teaching how to assess and manage maritime risks.
  • The current threats to information security and the severity of threads from cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism.
  • Understanding of piracy, terrorism intelligence strategies and the relationship of such a strategy with counter-piracy and terrorism methodology.
  • Crisis management and its communications strategies, as well as business continuity management, disaster recovery and emergency procedures.
  • National and international legislation, as well as regulations and initiatives such as the ISPS Code; the Container Security Initiative, Free and Secure Trade (FAST) and the Business Alliance for Secure Commerce (BASC).

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions

Your Digital Badge

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

100% Online

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs