Description: The module’s main objective is to improve the Boarding Team’s skills necessary to safely approach and secure the crew of a suspect vessel (SV).

During this module, the trainees learn and put into practice a full set of skills for dealing with compliant or non compliant crew members and also arresting and searching techniques aboard merchant vessel and small boats. The module also addresses proposed actions that a boarding team member may execute in case he/she is confronted by an armed crew member. 

Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Team will be better able to:

  1. Perform individual’s verbal control.
  2. Apply individual’s physical control.

The duration of the module is 3 training hours (1h classroom and 2h practical).