Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)



Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)

Baseline Training offers a practical 2-day specialised Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Training Program tailored to Australian Legislation and the specific needs of staff working in Australian Ports and Port Facilities. Baseline also offers a half-day refresher course designed to get PFSO delegates up to speed with your knowledge and any changes to the legislation since initial training.

All personnel involved in maritime and port security activities are required by law to undertake training to comply with the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Regulations 2003. ( Regulation 1.25(4)(b) and Regulation 3.115)


The Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Training Program is a non-accredited program which requires participants to complete an online component prior to undertaking the practical phase. A theory reinforcement component is facilitated by the program followed by a theory assessment. The program should take 2-4 hours. After successful completion of the online component participants attend a two day practical workshop. Participant log on details will be provided 14 to 21 days prior once your application has been processed.

Targeted Audience

There are no formal entry requirements stipulated for this program, however candidates must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills in order to communicate and complete documentation in accordance with workplace policy and procedures.
If you have any concerns regarding the literacy and numeracy requirements, please contact 1300 227 354 for assistance.

Program Benefits

  • Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.


  • Meeting the requirements of the Maritime Transport &
  • Offshore Facilities Security Legislation
  • PFSO Roles & Responsibilities
  • Developing & Implementing a Security Plan
  • MTS Incident
  • Recognition & Response

Learning Methods

Learner Handbook 2019Delivery Mode:

  • Two day course.
  • Classroom based.
  • At our facilities, or onsite at your location.
  • Delivery can consist of online, face to face, and practical simulations.
  •  Individuals: $2,035 inc GST per person
  •  Groups: Please call to obtain a quotation.
Brisbane, Gladstone and Townsville.

Note: If no courses are listed, please call us on 1300 227 354 to discuss our upcoming courses or your group training needs.