Sitka, AK - F/V Drill Conductor

Date: September 29, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $185.50, including sales tax, for all others

Location: Public Safety Training Academy, 877 Sawmill Creek Road, Sitka, AK 99835

Registration: CANCELLED


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Sitka, Alaska. The workshop is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support form the Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, and AMSEA members.


Instructor Jerry Dzugan will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • EPIRBs, Signal Fares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding and Damage Control

  • Dewatering pumps

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Emergency Drills


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


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

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