Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Class

Date:

April 15, 2022

Hours:

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Location:

Address:

Gig Harbor Boatshop

Cost:

$50.00 commercial fishermen

Instructor:

Joe Petersen

Registration:

 Call (360) 461-5924 or email sfisken@uw.edu to register

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Gig Harbor, Washington. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from DCCED, NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members. The class will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Emergency Procedures Drills

  • In-The-Water Skills


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c).