POSTPONED - Morehead City, North Carolina

Marine Safety Instructor Training


May 4-8, 2020


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM


$995, partial scholarships are available for qualifying commercial fishermen


Jerry Dzugan


Register online or call (907) 747-3287

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this class has been postponed. Please email or call (907) 747-3287 for additional information.


AMSEA is conducting a five-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) in Morehead City, North Carolina May 4-8, 2020. The MSIT provides practical, hands-on experience in marine survival equipment usage and procedures.

This class is an intensive, train-the-trainer program. It is recommended for anyone who wants to provide required Emergency Drill Conductor training for commercial fishermen, or others who need the skills to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency. It prepares participants to become U.S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructors and is taught by experienced mariners. This class will cover:


  • Methods of Marine Safety Instruction
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Risk Assessment
  • How to Conduct Effective Drills
  • Cold-Water Survival Skills
  • Man-Overboard Recovery Firefighting
  • Life Rafts
  • Abandon-Ship Procedures
  • Helicopter-Rescue
  • Flares, MAYDAYs, and Other Emergency Signals
  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
  • Flooding Control
  • Conducting Safety Orientations
  • Cross-Cultural Communication

This class is provided with support from NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members.

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!


North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries

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