VCA Basis – Basic Health and Safety Rules

For our clients, we offer VCA training and exams in 18 languages (all official exams languages). Languages in which course is offered are: Dutch, English, German, Polish, Slovak, Greek, Lithuanian, French, Croatian, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Bulgarian and Russian.

The VCA training and exam (Basic Safety Rules) are addressed to all employees who perform practical work duties (including contractors and subcontractors). The training aims to provide information about the basic rules of safe work. In many professional groups an inquiry regarding this certificate appears. The Basis VCA diploma applies to work in occupations with higher risk, among others:

  • scaffolding,
  • assembly,
  • electrical,
  • insulating,
  • maintenance,
  • petrochemical
  • and many others.

Basis VCA training content, as the name suggests, concerns basic principles of work safety. The issues discussed in the VCA training cover various fields of work. The training discusses:

  • elements of Labor Law,
  • risks and accidents,
  • dangerous materials,
  • fire and explosion,
  • closed rooms,
  • tools and machines,
  • lifting and lifting,
  • personal protection equipment.

We organize regular training and exams in the Netherlands in the regions of Nijmegen and Den Haag. We invite you to contact us directly to organize training at your headquarters or to register for the course organized in our permanent locations.

 1 day
for all contractors and subcontractors
 in Nijmegen and Den Haag / in the location chosen by the customer
 certificate valid 10 years
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Dutch, English, German, Polish, Slovak, Greek, Lithuanian, French, Croatian, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Bulgarian and Russian
 Free parking
 Free lunch and coffee

About the Basis VCA examVCA BASIC diploma

The condition for obtaining the certificate is passing the formal exam. The  test consists of 40 closed questions. Questions take forms:

  • multiple choice questions (variable number of correct answers)
  • questions types “matrix”
  • “matching” questions – assigning the correct answer

The candidate has 60 minutes to solve the computer test. If he answers correctly at a minimum of 26 responses, the result of the exam is positive. After passing the exam, the candidate receives a certificate valid for 10 years.
The validity of the certificate is checked on the VCA Centraal Diploma Register website.

VCA training with an exam or the exam itself?

For our clients, we have prepared two offers:

  • offer 1: one-day training + exam
  • offer 2: the exam itself

With questions please contact us. 

The client decides whether path with full-time preparatory course ending with exam or joining the exam itself is the best way to become certified in work safety.

Free VCA Mock exam

VCA Mock exam*

On our site you will find a free VCA mock exam. VCA Basic test exams in many languages are available in a new style and in accordance with the new requirements for testing knowledge in the field of VCA - Basic Principles of Safety.

* From 1 September 2017 new conditions for all VCA examinations came into force.

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