Marine Safety Instructor Training
September 20-25, 2021
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, September 20-24 and 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, September 25
Public Safety Training Academy
$995, scholarships may be available for qualifying commercial fishermen
COVID-19 Safety: All students must wear face masks, maintain required physical distance from others, and comply with other required classroom safety measures. Students traveling from outside Alaska must comply with Alaska State interstate traveler requirements and state and local safety requirements. Get information at https://covid19.alaska.gov/.
AMSEA is conducting a five and a half-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) in Sitka, Alaska. The MSIT provides practical, hands-on experience in marine survival equipment usage 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
How to Conduct Effective Drills
Cold-Water Survival Skills
Flares, MAYDAYs, and Other Emergency Signals
Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
Conducting Safety Orientations