AMSEA Conduction a Five Day Training Course in Seward with Available Scholarships [April 24-29] - P.O.W. Report

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

AMSEA Conduction a Five Day Training Course in Seward with Available Scholarships [April 24-29]


The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) is conducting a six-day Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) at AVTEC in Seward, Alaska, from April 24 to April 29, 2018.

A limited number of scholarships may be available to qualifying commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health. The cost for all others is $995.

Additional information and registration are available at www.amsea.org or call (907) 747-3287.


AMSEA is conducting a five and a half-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) in Seward, Alaska starting on April 25 and concluding on April 30. The MSIT provides practical, hands-on experience in survival equipment use and procedures.

This workshop 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.

Instructor Rick Petersen will cover:


  • Methods of Marine Safety Instruction
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Risk Assessment
  • How to Conduct Effective Drills
  • Navigation Regulations
  • 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

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