ISM & ISPS Auditor Course


This course is designed for those who are assigned to conduct an ISM and ISPS audit. With the introduction of the ISM and the ISPS code and principle audit techniques, participants attending this course will be able to plan, prepare and conduct audit requirement of both safety and security management system. The course auditor training module meets the requirements of the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) and Procedure 24 of the International Association of Classification Society.

Course is conducted by practicing IRCA Maritime Lead Auditor.

MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to for information. Click here for MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria.


  • Evolution and principle of the ISM and ISPS Code
  • Defining safety and security fundamentals
  • Requirements of the ISM and ISPS Code
  • Current maritime security practices
  • The basics of safety and security management and risk in shipping
  • How to achieve continual improvement in a management system.
  • Types of audits and basic steps in the development of an audit program
  • Principles and phases of an audit
  • Planning, preparation and conduct of the audit
  • Reporting and Audit follow-up
  • Audit techniques including effective communication during audit investigations
  • Practical audit scenario and reporting exercises
  • Case studies and Workshop Activities


COURSE FEE : $1,250

CERTIFICATION : Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have successfully completed the course.

See Registration/Training Calendar.

Course Registration
For participants who meet the MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria, download the MCF Application Form, complete it and send the form back to us at We will then follow up with you.

For participants who DO NOT meet the MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria but still wish to attend the course without the subsidy, please download the Registration Form, complete it and email the form back to us at We will then follow up with you.

All completed Application Form must reach us at least one week BEFORE course commencement date.

For more information, please contact us via:
Phone: (+65) 65835074

Course Program is correct at time of printing but is subject to change without notice.
Payment is required BEFORE course commencement.
Confirmation of enrolment will be sent to participants one week before course commencement date .
NOVUS Maritime reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of low enrolment or other unforeseen circumstances.