Target group

Seafarers who want become part of a navigational watch including look out duties.


  • Training Certificate Basic Safety Training
  • Valid medical certificate of fitness


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

  • Shipboard environment
  • Watchstanding duties
  • Lookout duties
  • Helmsman duties
  • Emergency situations
  • Operate emergency equipment and apply emergency procedures
  • Practical exercises on steering simulatorThe meaning and consequences of the various security levels

No. of Days

7 days


Php 3,900.00 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 and practical assessments a certificate of completion will be issued.

STCW ref.

Table A-II/4 and Section B-II/4


No re-validation required.


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.