At Graspan Frankton our core efforts are focused on the provision and development of high-quality training, delivered through a wide range of Internationally recognised training programs, which will provide effective and long-term benefits to your business.

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) (DfT)

The course is designed for any security officer with the responsibility of overall port security with the DfT guidelines.

Cost: £700

Duration: 3 Days


  • 09-11 March 2020
  • 08-10 June 2020
  • 28-30 September 2020
  • 09-11 November 2020

Contact Us: +44 (0) 191 466 1179

Defined by the ISPS (International Ship and Port-Facility Security) Code the PFSO or "Port Facility Security Officer" is responsible for the development, implementation, revise and maintenance of the Port Facility Security Plan. The Port Facility Security Plan not only sets out the necessary measures to prevent unauthorised access of people, weapons and drugs in to the country but also provides a safe and sterile environment for international shipping to operator within.

The Graspan Frankton's PFSO Course is a Department For Transport Approved training program that follows the framework of the ISPS Code. On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Execute the PFSO responsibilities in accordance with the ISPS Code and National Requirements
  • Manage and revise port facility security plans
  • Coordinate effective search plans and security operations
  • Understand and be able to implement security levels
  • Develop, maintain and review port facility access control
  • Conduct port security assessments and threat analyses