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Welcome to the VAG Online Training Site
by Chandler Comerford - Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 9:06 AM

Thank you for visiting our online training site. In order to access our courses you will need a broadband internet connection.  If you have any questions please call us at +61 8 9203 7214 during working hourse (West Australian (Perth) Time).

If you would like to enrol in our Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers (SAT), Ship Security Officer (SSO) or Designated Security Duties (DSD) click on the Course (SAT, SSO, DSD) and follow the prompts to self enrol or download the enrolment directions (below).

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Training & Timing for Online Australian SSO, DSD and SAT Certificates
by Chandler Comerford - Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 8:49 AM

We have added our AMSA certificate of approval to conduct training for your peace of mind.

In terms of timing - all courses are self-paced.

For all courses we send out both an electronic copy (Ecopy) of your certificate as well as the original via Australia Post on the day of course completion (as certificates are sent from Perth, the date you receive your hard copy depends on your location).  

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Online Ship Security Officer, Designated Security Duties and Facility Security Officer Training
by Chandler Comerford - Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:25 AM

Ship Security Officer, Designated Security Duties and Facility Security Officer Training Training are available on a 24 hr basis.

In order to enrol immediately, you will have to click on the course you would like to enrol in on the home page (Designated Security Duties, Ship Security Officer, Security Awareness) and then follow the prompts to set up a username and password.

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AMSA Accredited Security Training

VAG offers the following courses to satisfy the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Convention requirements.

The courses are based on the IMO Model Course Guidelines and Include:

  • Ship Security Officer (STCW Reg VI/5)
  • Designated Security Person (STCW Reg VI/6)
  • Security Awareness Training (STCW Code Section A-VI/6 para. 4)
  • Company / Offshore Facility Security Officer Security Training Schedule 2016

Crisis and Emergency Management Exercise Training

VAG runs training for Crisis Management and Incident Management Teams.

Training includes:

  • Crisis Management Plan Refresher Training
  • Crisis Management Case Study and Case Study Exercise
  • Crisis Management Team Teamwork Training
  • Crisis Management Simulation Exercise and Exercise Debriefs

Training Venues

Training can be conducted online, on site (clients premises), offshore, or at our training venue in Perth. Training enquiries can be made at

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