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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


May 6-7, 2023


9:00 AM to 6:00 PM May 6th, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM May 7th



Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College


$125.00 (includes sales tax) for commercial fishermen, $225.00 (includes sales tax) for all others


Anna Borland-Ivy


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Homer, Alaska. Participants qualify for a reimbursement of up to $95 off the purchase price of their next PFD. This course is offered at 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

  • Water Practicum

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

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