Valdez, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Class          

Date: May 4, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others

Location: New Harbor Warehouse, 196 S. Harbor Drive, Valdez 99686

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

AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Valdez, Alaska. This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support from Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, and AMSEA members. Instructor Laura Schneider will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding

  • Damage Control & Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures


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

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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