The STCW95 refresher training course is now compulsory for all certificates with an expiry date after January 1st, 2017.
  • Basic STCW 95 refresher training is now mandatory every five years.
  • This is a 2-day course of practical training for Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Fighting.
  • To avoid retaking the entire Personal Survival Techniques module, students must complete a self-declaration form declaring they have performed the following duties during drills or simulated exercise situations within the last 5 years:
- Donning a life jacket
- Boarding a survival craft from ship, while wearing a life jacket
- Taking initial actions on boarding a lifeboat to enhance chance of survival
- Streaming a lifeboat drogue or sea-anchor
- Operating survival craft equipment
 -Operating location devices, including radio equipment
* Note that the vessels' registered number and dates on board are also required on the declaration.

  • The course is available from August 1st, 2015 and can be taken with any IYT Partner School approved to teach STCW’95 Basic Safety Training.
  • Please complete this training if your certificate has an expiration date after January 1, 2017 before attempting to revalidate an existing certificate.
  • Please contact us at support@iytworld.com if you have any questions or contact the IYT Partner School with whom you trained.