Story last updated at 10/23/2013 - 2:08 pm
AMSEA is conducting a one-day Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training Course in Juneau, Alaska on Nov. 15, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. This course meets the U.S. Coast Guard drill conductor requirements for fishing vessels and includes an in-water practicum.
Course instructors, Neil Nickerson and Scott Wilwert, will cover these topics:
Cold water survival skills
EPIRBs, flares, and maydays
Man overboard recovery
Immersion suits and PFDs
Abandon ship procedures
The cost is $95 for commercial fishermen (after an $80 scholarship from DCCED and NIOSH) and $175 for all others. All mariners are welcome.
The course will be conducted at 1415 Harbor Way in the University of Alaska Southeast Technical Education Center (UAS-TEC), Room 212. Register online at www.amsea.org or call (907) 747-3287.