Security Awareness – online training course


STCW 2017 edition, regulation VI/6, paragraph 1,2 & 3 and section A-VI/6.4

Approved by

Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate: Inspectie Leefomgeving & Transport (IL&T).

Accepted by

The STCW-certificate is accepted by MCA(UK), EU-countries, Panama, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Malta, Liberia, Singapore, Cyprus, Isle of Man, Antigua & Barbuda, Marshall Islands.

For a complete overview of STCW parties with which the Netherlands has an undertaking in accordance with STCW Code Chapter I, Reg. 10 please click here.

Mandatory for

All seafarers who are not directly assigned with security duties on board ISPS ships.

Required qualifications

No specific requirements have been set.

System requirements

PC with stable internet connection. A phone with camera for ID check.


  • After finishing the assessment you are required to do an electronic ID check using your mobile phone
  • This ID check is required by the Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate
  • The ID check is carried out by a third party in the EU and is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant
  • Only after ID approval we will issue your certificate within 3 working days


  • Introduction
  • Basic security
  • Maritime security policy
  • Security responsibilities
  • Threat identification
  • Ship security actions
  • Emergency preparedness


Once you have completed the online training modules you will be able to take the assessment. The assessment consists of 20 multiple-choice questions. The pass grade is 70 percent. Students who do not pass can review the course content and retake the assessment up to a maximum of 2 times.


The approximate duration of the course is between three and four hours.


To receive a certificate the following steps should be completed:

  • Create an account or log in
  • Select and purchase the correct training
  • Read the content of the training
  • Take the online assessment with 20 multiple-choice questions
  • Do the ID-Check (directly after the assessment or from your personal page)
  • Only after ID approval we will issue your certificate within 3 working days

Company benefits

Are you working for a shipping company or maritime recruitment agency and do you book training courses more often (online)? As a business customer at Rood Boven Groen, you benefit from advantages. We are happy to inform you about the possibility te become a regular customer or affiliate partner.