Basic Safety Training (STCW)

The Basic Safety Training STCW (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers) is the legal minimum requirement for anyone working aboard seagoing vessels. 

An additional module is advised (Proficiency in Security Awareness) if you intend to work onboard a vessel covered by ISPS code such as Super Yacht, Cruise Ship or merchant vessel over 500 GRT. 

Course content

The Basic Safety Training provides participants with the necessary activities and procedures to ensure overall safety on board and with the ability and skills to act safely in emergency situations.

The course consists of theoretical as well as practical instruction covering the following subjects:

  • Elementary First Aid  
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting  
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • Personal Survival Techniques. 

Course Details

The Basic Safety Training (STCW) is provided in 4,5 days in classes consisting of  a maximum of 12 participants.


Successful candidates will receive a STCW Basic Safety Training (BST) (A-V1/1) certificate. This certificate has a validity of 5 years and is compliant with the STCW’78 standard including the 2010 Manilla amendments.


This course will be held in English. Upon request the course can be provided in Dutch. If needed the course can be attended with assistance of a translator, organised by DELTA Safety Training upon request of the customer. 


The training takes place at DELTA Safety Training in Rotterdam. DELTA offers a fully indoor training venue with all necessary facilities for a safe and comfortable stay, including a heated  indoor pool for Maritime and Offshore courses.

Conditions for Participation

Participants need to be in possession of a medical declaration, that shows the participant is physically suited to participate in this training. 


The price in the top right corner includes the course material, use of the practical resources, the certificate and coffee, tea and lunch. All prices exclude VAT. 

Additional information

  • The available course dates are shown in the top right corner of the page. 
  • These courses are very suitable for individual participants or small groups. For group bookings or incompany courses, we are happy to make you a customised offer. 
  • If you wish to receive any additional information, please do not hesitate  to contact us. 


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