Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor

Date:

April 29, 2023

Hours:

8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Location:

Address:

AVTEC

Cost:

$125.00 for commercial fishermen, $225.00 for all others

Instructor:

Laura Schneider

Registration:

Register online or call (907) 747-3287.


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Seward, Alaska. This course is offered at a reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from Alaska 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


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