Description: Students will assume the role of boarding and search personnel. The class will be divided into syndicates who will themselves appoint a search coordinator, recorder and team members.

Additional areas covered:

  1. Identify areas of a vessel or port/harbor facilities which may lend themselves to the concealment of contraband items or search targets of interest;
  2. Identify search targets e.g.: Documents, Magnetic Media, Explosives (Military / Commercial / Homemade) Explosive components, Weapons (Assault Rifles, Sub-machine guns, Pistols);
  3. Identify search targets that mayexpected to be located in accommodation and administrative areas and may be person-borne;

Objectives: Upon completion students will be able to:

  1. Carry out a systematic search of the accommodation and administrative areas on board a vessel as designated by the search advisor.

The duration of the module is 2-3 training hours.