Basic Safety Training (STCW) Refresher

The Refresher Basic Safety Training (STCW) is the mandatory refresher course of the STCW Basic Safety Training, meant for those whose Basic Safety Training certificate is about to expire.

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

Course Content

In this course the activities, procedures and skills for an adequate response to emergency situations onboard will be refreshed according to the following subjects:

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

Also the participants’ capabilites will be tested.

Course Details

The Basic Safety Training (STCW) is provided in 2 days in classes with 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 posession of a valid certificate STCW Basic Safety Training (BST) (A-V1/1) as well as a medical declaration stating that the participant is fysically suitable to participate in this course. 


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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