Welcome at Centre for Safety and Development

We specialise in advising & training organisations to work safely abroad.

We are able to train you and your colleagues as of June 3, 2020, due to new Dutch governmental regulations and our extensive hygiene measures.

About us

We believe that professionals who are working for a better world deserve the very best safety and security preparation.

CSD enables you to help others abroad and to return home safely.

Upcoming courses

  1. 21 July 2020
  2. July 22-24, 2020 (waitlist)
  3. August 5-7, 2020
  4. August 12-14, 2020
  5. August 18-22, 2020
  6. 1 September 2020
  7. September 2-4, 2020
  8. 8 September 2020

In urgent need of a place in a course that is full (waitlist)? We may still be able to arrange a place for you in this course. Please contact the backoffice at + 31 (0) 33 463 0293.

For whom we work

Academic & Research Institutes

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Governmental & International Organisations

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Our services


Prepare yourself and your staff for safety and security risks abroad.

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Development and implementation of your security policy.

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Duty of Care

Make sure your staff is up-to-date trained & certified.

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  • Tjipke Bergsma

    ``This incident marks the moment when War Child lost its innocence.``

  • Wouter Kok, MSF

    ``All of a sudden there were guns...``

  • Jan Kees den Bakker, Director HR Cordaid

    “Our partnership with CSD ensures we can fulfil our Duty of Care to the max”

  • Karin Bottenheft, HR adviseur Plan International

    “Their expertise and personal approach really appealed to us.”

  • Hans Andre de la Porte, Security Advisor War Child

    “The right blend of classroom learning and role-play”

Our trusted clients

Our most popular courses

Advanced Safety & Security Course (HEAT+)

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Basic Safety & Security Course (HEAT)

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Basic Safety & Security Course Light

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Refresher Safety & Security Course

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Latest news and highlights

20 May 2020

We start training again as of June 3

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30 March 2020

The COVID-19 crisis requires national ánd international solidarity

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28 February 2020

Effective HEAT training & three domains of learning

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