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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Date:

April 8-9th, 2024

Hours:

8:00AM to 5:00PM on the 8th, 8:00AM to 10:00AM on the 9th

Location:

Address:

Yakutat Department of Public Safety

Cost:

$125 for commercial fisherman, $225 for non-fisherman

Instructor:

Katy Pendell

Registration:

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

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