Target group

All persons who are taking up a seafaring career.




According to the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) the course consists of the following subjects:

  • What is alcohol
  • Alcohol use and abuse and the consequences
  • What are drugs
  • Drug use and abuse and the consequences
  • The danger and consequences of drug trafficking

No. of Days

12 hours


Php 1,000.00 which includes Reader/Hand-outs, Certificate of Completion, and Certified True Copy (CTC).

Start dates

Please refer to “Class Schedules” on our website or contact the NSTC office.


Upon completion of the course after passing a theoretical test a certificate of completion will be issued.

STCW ref.

Section B-VIII/2 part 5

MTC ref.

Resolution No.03 series of 1998


No re-validation required.


Bring boiler suit or old shirt and pants.

Please submit prior to the course:

1. Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) Authenticated Birth Certificate / Passport  / Any Gov’t. issued I.D.
2. One 1.5 x 1.5 latest latest colored picture with complete Name Tag
        * For Maritime Officer
            – sideboard with corresponding markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Maritime Non-Officer
            – with sideboard but no markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Non-Maritime
            – white polo shirt with collar
3. Medical Examination Report for Seafarers / X-ray and ECG Result issued from a Medical Clinic Accredited by DOH

Maximum number of participants per course is 24, minimum of 18 participants is required to run the course.