Boating Under the Influence

NASBLA offers Boating Under the Influence Detection and Enforcement training through grant and tuition-based courses. A variety of BUI training is available to meet your agency's needs.

  • 4-hour BUI Enforcement/Seated SFST Refresher Course
    For officers who have already received training through either the Comprehensive or Essentials course. The refresher will help officers recall the fundamentals about the three BUI detection phases and will sharpen their skills related to the administration and evaluation of subject performance on the Seated SFSTs. Agenda
  • 8-hour Seated Battery Transition Training Course
    For officers with previous BUI training but not trained in the new seated battery of standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs). Upon completion the officer can properly administer and evaluate the seated battery of SFSTs during their BUI investigations.
  • 14-hour Essentials of BUI Detection and Enforcement Course
    For officers who are new to enforcing BUI laws and have already received training in DUI enforcement and the standing SFSTs. This course properly equips new maritime law enforcement officers with the knowledge and tools needed to be effective at BUI enforcement.   Agenda
  • 24-hour BUI Detection and Enforcement Comprehensive Course
    For officers never trained in BUI enforcement or who need a BUI refresher course. Officers who haven't had a refresher course recently should consider attending. Officers with traditional DUI enforcement training from their academy will benefit from the marine focus of this course.
    BUI Detection and Enforcement Course Overview   Agenda
  • 24-hour BUI Train-the-Trainer Course
    This three-day course is designed for marine law enforcement officers who wish to teach other officers the BUI Course. Participants must have proof of instructor development training. This course focuses on taking an officer who has already developed skills at instructing and preparing them to specifically teach BUI courses, including the seated battery of SFSTs transition.   Agenda

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