Marine Safety Instructor Training

The MSIT is a USCG-accepted, 6-day, intensive train-the-trainer course.  This program is designed to train individuals to effectively teach cold water survival procedures, marine safety equipment and onboard safety drills.  The course is designed for those wanting to teach cold-water safety and survival in a variety of settings – for commercial fishermen, private businesses or government agencies, for recreational boaters, in schools, etc.  More Information

Training for Educators

These workshops are designed for schoolteachers and others who work with youth. They provide training in cold-water safety and survival skills, outdoor preparedness, and help with effectively integrating AMSEA's K-12 curriculum Surviving Outdoor Adventures (SOA) into classroom, swimming pool, open water, and other settings. These workshops can be scheduled on demand for eight or more individuals, usually in the location of the participants' choice.


AMSEA also offers an online training for edcuators hosted by the University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka campus. This training is particulary suited for educators working in remote locations or anyone that coannot make it to an in-person workshop.


AMSEA's educator workshops earn 593 continuing education credits issued by the University of Alaska Southeast.  More Information

Educator & Instructor Training

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