About us

True to our word, we have earned a reputation for providing consultancy and training to the highest professional standards in emergency response, disaster management, fire safety, and health and safety in the MENA region and beyond.

Company Overview

ISTC was founded in 2000 and registered as a college in 2012. The International Safety Training College currently operates two leading centres in Malta and Libya which provide consultancy and training to the highest professional standards in fire fighting, emergency response, disaster management, offshore and marine survival, fire safety, health & safety and first aid. ISTC is Malta’s pre-eminent training centre focusing upon emergency response, disaster management, health, safety and the environment. The unique training facilities offered by the company have been specifically designed to satisfy the learning outcomes required for the aviation, oil and gas, and marine industries, amongst others. These facilities are contained within a large incident ground where risk critical training is undertaken on a daily basis. Our consultants can travel to wherever you are in the world to provide a personal consultancy service. Services include design and testing of emergency and disaster management plans, training needs analysis and subsequent training delivery, risk assessments, and health & safety audits. Our consultancy services enable customers to meet their legal requirements, while strengthening a safety culture at work and improving the skills of their employees. Business proposals submitted by our consultants are tailor-made. Depending on your needs, services and/or training can be undertaken in-country or at our state-of the art centres in Malta and Libya, and delivered in any language. Our elite accreditations mean that whatever training your personnel require, you can be assured that it is internationally recognised and delivered by highly qualified and experienced personnel at ISTC. We have successfully delivered services to a long list of high calibre clients, which includes shell, Halliburton, British petroleum, Schlumberger and Exxon Mobil. ISTC has delivered training for clients from all over the world, acquiring a proven track record of preventing accidents and saving lives in emergency situations in some of the most hostile environments on earth.


Our mission is to develop people into highly skilled, motivated and competent personnel in the field of emergency response, fire, health and safety. Our contribution to inclusion and widening participation supports the region’s economic success through the development of skilled and motivated people. We will inspire people to promote a culture where diversity is recognised and all are valued and treated with respect.


Our vision is to be recommended and respected as the quality training provider of choice in the Mediterranean and MENA region, by offering a wide range of learning and developmental opportunities designed to meet the needs of employers and individual learners.


We are committed to equitable treatment and elimination of discrimination in all its forms at all organisational levels and throughout all training delivery. – We are committed to diversity in all staff, instructors, associate tutors and students, and encourage full participation in policy formulation and decision-making. – We recognise the rights of all individuals to mutual respect and the acceptance of others without bias, based on differences of any kind. – We are committed to individual and organisational efforts to build respect, dignity, fairness, caring, equality, and self-esteem. – We embrace cross-cultural diversity by being adaptable, anti-racist, embracing cultural differences and being open to new experiences.