Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) Refresher and Revalidation

Renew your Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW.

Which course do you need?

In order to retain your Certificate of Safety Training, you will need to complete a Continued Competency Refresher or Revalidation training course every 5 years. The course you need to do depends on how much sea time you have. Please check the AMSA website if you need more information.

Refresher or Revalidation?

Refresher - with sea time

If you have qualifying sea time, you’ll need complete our Certificate of Safety Training Refresher course. The Refresher course meets mandatory Sea Survival and Fire Fighting continued competence requirements.

According to AMSA, qualifying sea service is one of the following:

  • At least 12 months in total during the preceding 5 years before application, or
  • 3 months in total during the preceding 6 months prior to revalidating.

If you're unsure whether you have qualifying sea time, please contact AMSA.

Select the course below for more information and to register.


Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW Continued Competence Refresher

Revalidation - without sea time

If you don't have the qualifying sea time you'll need to complete the Certificate of Safety Training Revalidation course.

According to AMSA, qualifying sea service is one of the following:

  • At least 12 months in total during the preceding 5 years before application, or
  • 3 months in total during the preceding 6 months prior to revalidating.

If you're unsure whether you have qualifying sea time, please contact AMSA.

Select the course below for more information and to register.


Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) STCW Revalidation

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