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10 Hour Drill Conductor Course


January 13, 2024


8:00am - 7:00pm



Statter Harbor Training Room


$125.00 for commercial fishermen, $225.00 for all others


Neil Nickerson


Register online or call (907) 747-3287.

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Class in Juneau, 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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