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AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training

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  • Location: 809 Second Ave., Seward, AK, 99664
  • Date: April 20, 2020 - April 25, 2020
  • Time: 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (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 training in survival equipment use and procedures.

This class 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.

This class 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. To learn more, or to register for this training visit

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