Training Expiration

Most BSA trainings don’t have expiration dates, but keeping Scouts safe and leaders up-to-date with current information and methods means some training courses need to be taken every couple of years. Courses with expiration dates are listed below with their re-certification schedule.

Two (2) years from last certification

  • Youth Protection
  • Safe Swim Defense
  • Safety Afloat
  • Chain Saw Safety
  • Climb on Safely
  • Trek Safely
  • Hazardous Weather Training

Three (3) years from last certification

  • Trainers EDGE
  • Paddle Craft Safety
  • Swimming and Water Rescue

Five (5) years from last certification

  • National Camp School Certifications