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June 2021

Upgrade OUPV to 100 Ton Master Course

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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knowledge of magnetic compass is critical for vessel navigation

Tuition $750.
Call Pat Boyle to register at 425 320 6441

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

Scope
The scope of this class is to provide instruction and assessment in the subjects of navigation general, deck general, safety, and environmental protection as appropriate for the upgrade of a valid OUPV Inland or Near Coastal endorsement to Master not more than 100-ton without changing the route.

Objective
Upon successful completion of this upgrade class the mariner will have the knowledge of navigation, seamanship, and federal regulations necessary to accept the responsibility for the safety of inspected vessels less than 100 GRT on near coastal and inland routes, including its cargo and passengers; be aware of the obligations under federal regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment; and be able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations.

Entry Standards
This course is open to all mariners holding a valid MMC National Officer Endorsement as OUPV Inland or OUPV Near Coastal.

Class Completion Requirements
Successful completion of this class requires the student to:
• Attend every day of the class.
• Complete a 50-question Navigation General, Deck General, Safety exam with a minimum passing score of 70% correct (minimum of 35 out of 50 correct answers).

Class Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the class requirements each student will be issued a course completion certificate. The certificate must be presented to an REC within one year of the course completion date to satisfy the exam requirements for the MMC endorsement.

COVID-19 Protocols
The first three days of this course will be conducted on a telepresence basis to observe the COVID-19 protocols. The final day will be held in our Anacortes Training Facility at 301 30th Street Anacortes WA.

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July 2021

Able Seaman Course

July 5 @ 8:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

July 12 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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PSC Limited Rescue Boat

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours)
USCG Certified and recognized by Transport Canada
Tuition $475.
To Register call Pat Boyle 425 320 6441 or online at https://www.seafarersworldwide.com/event-info/proficiency-in-survival-craft-limited-27

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility. ​​

STCW mandates that all Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival Craft operations. This course solves the problem for mariners working on vessels without motor enclosed fiberglass lifeboats. This is an excellent course for inland workers, ferry workers, fishing vessels, or any vessel carrying alternative Survival Craft such as rubber life rafts.

​This course satisfies the lifeboatman certification for any rating of AB: Special, Limited or Unlimited. This course is also STCW compliant and and meets the licensing requirement on any waters: Inland, Coastal or International. This Course also satisfies the Lifeboatman requirement for any size of ship: a tug boat, Ferry or deep sea ship that carry life rafts as their survival craft.

In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch

Operate a Rescue Craft engine

Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship

Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics

Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

This course satisfies Subpart C of Title 11, 46 CFR for any endorsement of Able Seafarer restricted to vessels without lifeboats.

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Able Seaman Course

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

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August 2021

Able Seaman Course

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft – Lifeboatman

August 9 - August 12
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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LIfeboat Training Crew

STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification USCG approved and recognized by Transport Canada

Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours)
Tuition 950

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility. . To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441

In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival craft, which could mean civilian passengers. The Seafarers Worldwide crew is committed to making authentic training equipment available to everyone who needs this certification. With two waterfront gravity davits in the Puget Sound and others constructed around the country at partner schools, there is no substitute for the experience gained in this training.

PSCRB stands for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat. At this training, you will learned about Safety Guide Lines, Ship Emergencies, Abandoning the Ship, Personal Lifesaving Appliances, Rescue Operation, Life Boats, Life Boat Launching Devices / Appliances, Life Rafts, Location Aids, Signals and Signs in an Emergency.

This USCG approved STCW course has been developed for seafarers who are responsible for the survival crafts and rescue boats during an emergency situation.

By following this training participants should be able to be in charge of the survival craft or rescue boat during and after launching. Besides this the delegates will learn how to deal with the crew members and the rescue boat and provide first aid after abandoning the ship.
SCOPE

This training is intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or a rescue boat in emergency situations during and after launch, in accordance with:

SOLAS Chapter III (as amended) Regulation VI/2 of the Annex to the STCW Convention and Section A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code

AIMS

This course aims to provide the training for candidates to launch and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations, in accordance with the STCW Code. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in survival crafts and rescue boats, other than fast rescue boats, a delegate will be competent to handle and take charge on such boats during or after launch.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

August 9 - August 10
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Lifeboat Refrehser Students

To comply with COVID-19 safety protocols the first day of this course is held on-line in a telepresence format. The second day is conducted at our training site in Anacortes WA.
Tuition $550.

This 2 day course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility. Call Pat Boyle to register 425 320 6441 or our office at 206 659 7178

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students a refresher in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students also demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses

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Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat

August 23 - August 25
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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STCW FRB Operator Certification

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first two days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

This course is offered by our partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call Pat Boyle 425 320 6441 or call our office at 206 659 7178 or you can register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

​Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) operators uphold an important role in saving mariners, marshaling life rafts, towing vessels in distress, and conducting search, rescue, and patrol missions. At Seafarers Worldwide, we use a number of Rescue Craft, real launching arrangements, and extensive on-water practical training to ensure our graduates not only meet the requirements, but also gain valuable experience that may save lives.

In this course you will:
Take charge of Fast Rescue Boats during and after launch, and upon recovery
Participate in all aspects of rescue and care of casualties from the water
Operate FRB engines
Learn FRB capsize; causes, prevention and righting
Learn FRB craft; equipment and operation
Learn FRB maintenance, operations, and casualties
This course satisfies Section A-VI/2 paragraphs 5-8 and table A-VI/2 of the STCW Code as defined by Title 46 Code of Federal Regulation (46 CFR, part 10) and is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

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Able Body Seaman Course

August 26 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

Find out more »

September 2021

Able Seaman Course

September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 5 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman)

September 6 - September 9
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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LIfeboat Training Crew

STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification USCG approved and recognized by Transport Canada

Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours)
Tuition 950

This course is being offered in two formats by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility. . To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441 or register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com

In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival craft, which could mean civilian passengers. The Seafarers Worldwide crew is committed to making authentic training equipment available to everyone who needs this certification. With two waterfront gravity davits in the Puget Sound and others constructed around the country at partner schools, there is no substitute for the experience gained in this training.

PSCRB stands for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat. At this training, you will learned about Safety Guide Lines, Ship Emergencies, Abandoning the Ship, Personal Lifesaving Appliances, Rescue Operation, Life Boats, Life Boat Launching Devices / Appliances, Life Rafts, Location Aids, Signals and Signs in an Emergency.

This USCG approved STCW course has been developed for seafarers who are responsible for the survival crafts and rescue boats during an emergency situation.

By following this training participants should be able to be in charge of the survival craft or rescue boat during and after launching. Besides this the delegates will learn how to deal with the crew members and the rescue boat and provide first aid after abandoning the ship.

SCOPE
This training is intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or a rescue boat in emergency situations during and after launch, in accordance with:

SOLAS Chapter III (as amended) Regulation VI/2 of the Annex to the STCW Convention and Section A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code

AIMS
This course aims to provide the training for candidates to launch and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations, in accordance with the STCW Code. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in survival crafts and rescue boats, other than fast rescue boats, a delegate will be competent to handle and take charge on such boats during or after launch.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

September 6 - September 8
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours)

​​TUITION $475.00
To register call Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441 or our office at 206 659 7178 or register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com

The United States Coast Guard mandates that all Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival Craft operations. This course solves the problem for mariners working on vessels without lifeboats. This is an excellent course for mariners on Oceans or Inland waters who serve aboard the Washington State ferries, fishing vessels, tug boats or any vessel carrying alternative Survival Craft.


In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch
Operate a Rescue Craft engine
Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship
Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics
Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

​This course satisfies Subpart C of Title 11, 46 CFR for any endorsement of Able Seafarer restricted to vessels without lifeboats.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

September 11 - September 13
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours)

​​TUITION $475.00
To register call Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441 or our office at 206 659 7178 or register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com

Due to the covid-19 pandemic we will be offering this course in two formats; one is a telepresence format where you can take the course along with the students in the classroom on-line, the other format is to participate in the classroom. To participate in the classroom students must be vaccinated.

The United States Coast Guard mandates that all Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival Craft operations. This course solves the problem for mariners working on vessels without fiberglass motor enclosed lifeboats. This is an excellent course for mariners on Oceans or Inland waters who serve aboard the Washington State ferries, fishing vessels, tug boats or any vessel carrying alternative Survival Craft.


In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch
Operate a Rescue Craft engine
Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship
Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics
Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

​This course satisfies Subpart C of Title 11, 46 CFR for any endorsement of Able Seafarer restricted to vessels without lifeboats.

Find out more »

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

September 11 - September 12
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Lifeboat Refrehser Students

Tuition $550.

To comply with COVID-19 safety protocols this 2 day course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. . The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility. Call Pat Boyle to register 425 320 6441 or our office at 206 659 7178

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students a refresher in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students also demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses

Find out more »

Able Seaman Course

September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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able seaman course in seattle

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)
Tuition is $900.
To register call Patrick Boyle at 425 320 6441 or 253 358 2447
You can also register online at www.seafarersworldwide.com

You can also email me for more information pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course is being offered in two formats, participants have the option of attending in person in the classroom or due to COVID-19 this course is also offered in a telepresence format. The first four days are instructor lead on-line. The final day is in class at our Anacortes training facility.

​The Able Seaman (AB) endorsement is the first step to launching your maritime career. In this course, you will learn how to safely and effectively participate as part of the deck department of a vessel. This means being aware of the obligations under Coast Guard regulations concerning safety and protection of the marine environment, and being able to take the practical measures necessary to meet those obligations. Whether you need the standard Lifeboat certification, a PSC refresher course, or Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to complete your AB training requirements, you can avoid any extra hassle by taking the follow-up course with Seafarers Worldwide. We work to accommodate your schedule and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

​With an AB certificate from Seafarers Worldwide, and the requisite sea time, you will be able to apply for the following endorsements without any further testing:
AB Unlimited requires 1080 days experience on ocean waters and can serve as AB on any vessel.
AB Limited requires 540 days experience on vessels greater than 100 GRT operating on ocean waters and can serve as
any AB on vessels of less than 1600 tons and constitute 50% of the AB on vessels greater than 1600 tons.
AB Special requires 360 days experience and can serve as AB on any vessel less than 500 tons and constitute 50% of
the AB on vessels greater than 500 tons.
AB OSV requires 180 days experience and can serve as AB on any oil industry vessels less than 500 tons.

This course satisfies the training requirements of STCW Code Section A-II/5, Table A-II/5, and the competency requirements of 46 CFR 12.603(a)(4); AND the written examination requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(a) for the “Deck General and Navigational General,” “Deck Safety and Rules of the Road;” AND the “Practical Marlinspike Seamanship Demonstration” requirement of 46 CFR 12.405(c). This certification is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

*Also available to organizations for on-site training.

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