Captain's Application Process Adult CPR/Basic First Aid

Which Adult CPR and Basic First Aid do I need? And where can I get it?  

Adult CPR and Basic First Aid IconYou are required to have a valid Adult CPR certification for your original license application. 

 

Also, you are required to have a Basic First Aid course completed within a year of submitting your application. 

 

The American Red Cross, Heart Association, and PADI all offer classroom courses that will meet both these requirements. 

 

How do I submit my Adult CPR and Basic First Aid card/certificate? 

You simply attach a photocopy of your Adult CPR and Basic First Aid card or certificate with the application package. 

 

Can I use my expired CPR and Basic First Aid card?  

When submitting to the Coast Guard and using your license in a professional capacity, you will need a valid Adult CRP and Basic First Aid card.