Valdez, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Workshop


Date: June 3, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others

Location: Prince William Sound College, 303 Lowe St, Valdez, AK 99686  Map

Registration: COURSE FILLED. Please register on our Course Waiting List to receive an email notification when we next schedule a class in your area.


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Valdez, Alaska. This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support form the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Instructor Laura Schneider will cover these topics:


  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-the-Water Skills Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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