Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor

Date:

September 23-25, 2022

Hours:

Friday - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Address:

UAF Bristol Bay Campus

Cost:

$270, scholarships available for commercial fishermen

Instructor:

Tav Amu

Registration:

Call 907-842-5109 or email uaf-bbcinfo@alaska.edu

UAF Bristal Bay Campus is conducting an AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Dillingham, Alaska. This course is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from BBRSDA, BBEDC, Alaska Sea Grant, 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).