Seward, AK - Marine Safety Instructor Training Course


Date: April 20 - 25, 2020

Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, April 20 - 24, 8:00 AM 10:00 AM, April 25

Cost: $995, limited scholarships may be available

Location: AVTEC, 809 Second Ave, Seward, AK 99664  Map

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


AMSEA is conducting a five and a half-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) in Seward, Alaska starting at 8:00 AM on April 20 and concluding at 10:00 AM on April 25. The MSIT provides practical, hands-on traiing in survival equipment use and procedures.


This workshop is an intensive, train-the-trainer program. It is recommended for anyone who wants to provide required Emergency Drill Conductor training for commercial fishermen, or others who need the skills to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency. It prepares participants to become U.S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructors and is taught by experienced mariners.


Instructor Jerry Dzugan will cover:


  • Methods of Marine Safety Instruction

  • Emergency Procedures

  • Risk Assessment

  • How to Conduct Effective Drills

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • Man-Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting;

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon-Ship Procedures

  • Helicopter-Rescue

  • Flares, MAYDAYs, and Other Emergency Signals

  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)

  • Flooding Control

  • Conducting Safety Orientations

  • Cross-Cultural Communication


Students may elect to co-teach their first class in Seward in a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop on April 26.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

  • Instagram - White Circle
  • w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • YouTube Clean

2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

p 907.747.3287 / f 907.747.3259


© 2016 by AMSEA. All rights reserved.

Background Photo Credit:

echoforsberg via / CC BY