If you have wanted to become a Marine Safety Instructor and help commercial fishermen learn the skills they need to survive emergencies at sea, your next opportunity will be in East Falmouth, Massachusetts, October 11-15, 2022. The class will be held at the Coonamessett Farm, 277 Hatchville Rd. If you are a qualifying commercial fishermen, you're in luck, as AMSEA has partial tuition and travel scholarships to help you attend.
AMSEA's Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) is a U.S. Coast Guard-accepted, 5-day, intensive train-the-trainer course. This program prepares you to effectively teach cold-water survival procedures, the use of 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, or in schools. The topics covered include:
Methods of Marine Safety Instruction
Cold-Water Survival Skills
EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls
Man Overboard Recovery
Abandon Ship Procedures
Emergency Procedures Drills
In-the-Water Skills Practice Session
Cross Cultural Communication
Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
Conducting Safety Orientations
The cost for the class is $995. However, if your are a qualifying commercial fishermen, you will receive a $550 tuition scholarship and up to $500 travel reimbursement.
If you've read this far, consider attending the MSIT. Click the button below to register or give us a call at (907) 747-3287 for more information.