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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

Date:

June 4-5, 2024

Hours:

10:30AM - 6:00PM

Location:

Address:

Haines Public Library

Cost:

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

Instructor:

Sean Smith-Kearon

Registration:

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