Basic VCA course in the Netherlands

The Basic VCA courses organised at the Bonapi Training Center are the best solution for those interested in getting the Basic VCA certificate quickly and with confidence.
On this course we will prepare you to pass the exam, but we will also pass on actual, very important knowledge.

The Basic VCA exam course is designed for both ZZP and company employees.

Basic VCA course and exam

In the Netherlands, the Basic VCA course and examination can take place in your own language. We run this type of VCA training for Dutch, English, Polish, Romanian etc. speaking participants on a regular basis.
At the VCA training center – Bonapi, you can register today for a convenient date for a Basic VCA course with the exam. With our training programme, you will not only be able to learn all you need to know in one day, but you will also be able to take the exam and get your certificate.

  • training
  • exam
  • certificate
  • card
  • hot meals, drinks, snacks
  • a pleasant atmosphere with an experienced instructor
  • History of the VCA.
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Labour law in the Netherlands.
  • Hygiene, safety and risks at work.
  • Dangerous behaviour and accidents at work.
  • Working under tension – hazards.
  • Hazardous substances – man and environment.
  • Fire-fighting – rules of conduct, extinguishing methods.
  • Working with machinery.
  • Fork-lift trucks.
  • Cranes and hoists.
  • Working at height – baskets, ladders, scaffolding.
  • Hand and power tools.
  • Permission to work, working in a confined space.
  • Evacuation.
  • Work inspection

The Basic VCA exam course lasts for 1 day.

  • 6 hours of theoretical classes
  • 75-minute exam

The course starts at 8.00 a.m. until 2.30 p.m.
At 14.45 the exam is scheduled.

Each trainee must be at least 18 years old and have a valid identity document (identity card or passport).
Note: A driving licence is not a valid identity document.

The Basic VCA exam course is conducted in the following languages:

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Polish
  • Slovak
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Bulgarian

Courses takes place at our location
Wattweg 39
3208KH Spijkenisse
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For the convenience of our trainees, the Bonapi Training Center has prepared teaching facilities with well equipped lecture rooms, a practical training area and a large hall.

What is the Basic VCA certificate

The Basic VCA certificate, sometimes referred to as B-VCA, is a document that demonstrates knowledge of the basic principles of safety, health and environmental protection at work. Having the ability to recognise and prevent hazardous situations and incidents.

The Basic VCA is essential for those doing hazardous work or working in dangerous environments. This certificate is commonly required in industries such as:

  • Petrochemicals
  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Transport
  • Maintenance
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Insulation
  • Metal
  • Scaffolding and construction
  • Mechanical engineering

The Basic VCA certificate is valid for 10 years. After this time, it is necessary to retake the Basic VCA certificate examination.

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