Dillingham, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Class          

Date: June 1, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others

Location: UAF Bristol Bay Campus, 527 Seward Street, Dillingham, AK  99576

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287.

AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Dillingham, Alaska. This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the  Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, and AMSEA members. Instructor Gabe Dunham 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

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the-Water-Skills Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor classes meet the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing boats, 46 CFR 28.270(c).

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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