• VCA course in English in Amsterdam, Den Bosch and Waddinxveen 
  • Course & exam VCA Basic English for €160,-
  • Results are available the next day after the exam
VCA Engels

VCA Course English

VCA Basic or VCA VOL in English 

Everyone who works in construction, petrochemistry, harbor or some components of the goverment is required to posess some knowledge about safety, health and environment. VCA is the Dutch equivalent of the Safety Certificate for Contractors (SCC). Basic knowledge about VCA is required to be able to work at a construction site. Westpoort offers both VCA Basic and VCA VOL in English. This English VCA course discusses everything you need to know for the VCA Basic and VCA VOL exams. The course focusses on laws and regulations, recognizing dangerous situations, taking precautionary actions to prevent accidents and personal protection. In addtion, you will do a test exam to prepare for the VCA exam. 

Register to this course in Amsterdam, Den Bosch or Waddinxveen. The course always goes on. 

It is also possible to organize this course incompany. 

Do you only wat te take an exam? That's possible several days a week. Click here.

VCA Course English 

For whom
The Basic VCA Course is required for everyone who works for a VCA certified company or people who perform riskful tasks. The course VCA VOL English is mandatory if you are self employed or a manager.

After the one day VCA course you are able to: 
• Adapt laws and regulations 
• Estimate risks of danger 
• To act professional in dangerous situations
• Work responsible with machines and in particular circumstances
• Protect yourself and others
• Make emergency plans and control toolbox meetings (VCA VOL)
• Work safe and certified in many different enviroments

In the practical VCA English course, the following subjects will be discussed: 
• Arbolaw and regulations
• Risk-estimation and preventing danger 
• Prevention of accidents and causes 
• Knowledge of dangerous fabrics 
• Electricity, fire hazard and explosions
• Working on heights or in closed spaces
• Making use of personal protective equipment 
• Emergency plan & toolbox meetings (VCA VOL)
• Test exam in preperation to the exam 

Planning & exam
The course lasts one day, from 7:00 am till 03:00 pm. The course will end with the official VCA Basic or VCA VOL exam. The exam will take place right after the course. The exam will be in English as well. It is also possible to do the exam on another day. Coffe, tea and lunch is included within the price.

Certificate & pass
When you pass the exam, you will receive the VCA certificate and the official card. This is valid for 10 years. The certificate and the card will be send to you within a few days.

You can directly register to the course in Amsterdam, Den Bosch or Waddinxveen. The course always goes on. 


Participating in the VCA Basic course costs €160 (excl. VAT), including the exam. A revisit of the exam costs €125. 

Do you prefer to follow the VCA VOL course? Please contact us at 020 44 80 185. This course costs €170 (excl. VAT), including the exam. A revisit costs €125. 

All prices are exluding VAT. Lunch, coffee, tea, certificate and course materials are price-included.

It is also possible to organize an incompany course. Please contact us at: 020 448 0190.


It is also possible to organize the course incompany. Then the course will take place at your own location or company. Through this way, employees are able to directly apply what they have learned in their own working environment. 

An incompany course offers some benefits:
-  The program can be adapted to specific aspects. 
-  It saves time. 
-  Employees can practice in their own working environment.
-  Making use of own materials. 
-  Flexible in planning a date.

It is possible to educate a group at our own course location in Amsterdam, Den Bosch, Sneek or Waddinxveen. The employees will then follow a private course that is only tailored to them. Also in this, we can offer customized courses. 

More information?

Please contact me for tailored advice

Carola van Eerde

Course advisor





Den Bosch