BT Revalidation

Basic Training Revalidation

It's likely been five years since you took BT, and hopefully you haven't had to fight a real fire, abandon ship, or give CPR. This course presents a great opportunity to re-experience critical training and relearn some things you may have forgotten. Our 2-day STCW Basic Training Revalidation is for those mariners who have previously taken the 5-day Basic Training and require its renewal for their credential.
(Note: If you can document 360 days of sea time, then you qualify for the revalidation.)
As always, the USCG will make the determination as to which course you need to take to renew, if unsure contact The National Maritime Center at

What to bring

You need to have some basic items to be prepared for this course. For firefighting, we recommend levis/sweatpants and a t-shirt to wear under the bunker gear. Synthetic clothing, tank tops, and shorts are not recommended. A change of clothes is also recommended. A tight seal on the face mask is a must and a requirement for participation. In the pool, you will need to wear swim shorts/shorts (no speedos or bikinis) and a t-shirt at all times. Remember to bring a towel too!

Course $850.00

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