Security Awareness

STCW Regulation VI/6, paragraph 1, 2 & 3 and section A-VI/6.4


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 exam with 20 multiple choice questions
  • Do the ID-Check (directly after the exam or from your personal page)
  • ONLY AFTER ID APPROVAL we will issue your certificate within 3 working days

Mandatory for

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

Required qualifications

No specific requirements have been set.


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

System requirements

PC/Mac with internet connection. You also need a mobile smart phone with email and camera functionality.


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


  • Once you have completed all 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 per cent. Students who do not pass are able to review the course content and retake the assessment up to a maximum of 2 times.



  • 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


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

Become a regular customer

Regular customers benefit from many


  • Discount on all training courses;
  • Pay afterwards on account;
  • The possibility to purchase multiple account logins;
  • The possibility to do trainings offline;

If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Become a reseller

Becoming an STCW online training reseller adds value to your client offering, particularly for seafarers new to the industry. As a reseller, you will receive an attractive incentive for each referred client who purchases an STCW online course or refresher training from RBG. Read more about becoming a reseller here.