Marine Safety Instructor Training

Date:

August 23-28, 2021

Hours:

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM, August 23-27 and 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM, August 28

Location:

Address:

UMASS Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST)

Cost:

Free to qualifying commercial fishermen

Instructor:

Jerry Dzugan

Registration:

AMSEA is conducting a five and a half-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT). 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

For additional information, call (508) 208-0880.