Security Awareness

STCW, RegulationVI/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 corporate client

Do you work for a shipping company or maritime agency? Become a corporate client of Rood Boven Groen. When you register as a corporate client of Rood Boven Groen you will benefit from many advantages.


  • Special discounts
  • Personal attention
  • Payment on account
  • The possibility to have multiple account logins
  • The option of installing the training on your own server for offline use
  • The option of adding your company logo to the online training environment


A printed certificate is given for the following training courses: ‘Security awareness’ and ‘Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity’ and ‘Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties’. The original certificates will be sent to your office within three working days of completing the training.

Should you be interested, please contact us at In addition, there is a subsidy scheme for our trainings that you may be able to use. For more information, please visit the website of the Scheepvaartnet website.