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May 2022

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

May 20 - May 22
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)

​​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 Covid-19 and the Delta Variant the first two days of this course are offered on-line in a telepresence format. Alternatively you can attend the course in the classroom, but you 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 open or motorized 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 such as a life raft.

​This course closely follows the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 0414 which provides guidance for qualification towards or re-validation of STCW endorsements for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) and Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Lifeboats and Fast Rescue Boats (PSC-Limited).

In this course you will:

Command the launching of a rescue boat
Command the recovery and proper securing of a survival craft
Acting as a member of the launch crew, prepares and launches a rescue boat.
Act as coxswain and operates the rescue boat during launch
Act as a member of the rescue boat crew and carry out all commands during launch.
Act as a member of the recovery crew and recover and stows the rescue boat.
Operate a Rescue Craft engine
Understand what a on-load and off-load hook is and how to safety use one.
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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Fast Rescue Boat

May 23 - May 25
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Fast Rescue Boat

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

Tuition $1,475

To register for this course call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441

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 USCG approved 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 approved by the United States Coast Guard, recognized by Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

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Search and Rescue

May 26 - May 27
The Inn at Gig Harbor, 3211 56th St NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335 United States
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Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

Tuition $400.

To register for this course call our office at 206 659 7178

This USCG approved two day course provides the candidate with knowledge of the contents of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR), and the procedures necessary to respond to a distress signal at sea.

This course will satisfy the IMO requirements for mariners at the operational level responding to a Distress Signal at Sea and the training requirements of Table A-II/I of the STCW Code, as amended 2010; and 46 CFR 11.309(a)94)(iii). This training also satisfies the specific Guidelines found in NVIC 03-14.

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June 2022

Crisis Management and Human Behavior

June 3
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Crisis Management and Human Behavior

Crisis Management and Human Behavior: Take Charge in Emergencies

Tuition 225.

Course Duration: 8 Hours

This course is conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441

A crew’s emergency preparedness regarding both the adequacy of procedures and emergency resources are key to minimizing personal injury and property damage in a disaster. Moreover, knowledge of human behavior is fundamental in all emergency management and should be taken into consideration concerning all aspects of emergency response.

​The six modules of the course have been based on the following documents, adapting their contents to mass evacuation and critical situations management on large passenger ships:

IMO Model Course 1.28, Crowd management, passenger safety and safety training for personnel. Providing direct services to passengers in passenger spaces.

IMO Model course 1.29, Proficiency in crisis management and human behavior training including passenger safety, cargo safety, and hull integrity training

​In This Course You Will:

Learn the principles of Crowd Management,
Understand the need for a Crowd Management Plan
Learn to Manage Crisis
Define response to a crisis and normal versus abnormal behavior
Understand Warning Phases, reactions to crisis warning and methods to maximize an effective response
Preform the Evacuation Phase, both negative and positive behaviors that will affect evacuation
Understand the Post Incident Phase, behavioral responses after an emergency or crisis incident has occurred

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

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Able Body Seaman

June 6 - June 10
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Able Body Seaman Course

Presented by Seafarers Worldwide & The Northwest Maritime Academy

Tuition $900.

To register please call our office at 206 659 7178 or call Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441 or online at https://www.seafarersworldwide.com/event-info/able-seaman-33

This 4 day Able Seaman (AB) course is the starting point for all higher level certificates. This AB course also meets all the U. S. Coast Guard examination requirements, upon graduation the student may immediately transition to the next level course with no further U. S. Coast Guard examination requirements. Whether it be Lifeboat Limited certification or the standard Lifeboat certification, the follow-up course is staffed and ready to go. We will work to accommodate your schedule, and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Due to COVID–19, the Delta and Omicron variants, we are holding this class in two formats; One is a online telepresence format, this is led by Pat Boyle with comprehensive lesson to lesson instruction. The last day however must be completed in the classroom for the final exam and the knot practical. The second format is in the classroom. If you choose this format we abide by all COVID protocols; must must have had a vaccination shots.

In this AB 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.

Able Seaman (AB), is an MMC Rating issued by the USCG. More important, most seagoing vessels greater than 100 GRT need their crew to have an AB. To get an AB the mariner must: Firstly, have sea time on boats. And secondly, complete an approved AB course.

There are six AB ratings. Each is a different level. The higher the level, the more vessels the AB is qualified to work on. To explain, AB levels are based on the mariners sea time only. Therefor, advancement to a higher level AB is base of sea time alone.

The highest level is AB Unlimited. This AB requires 1080-days of sea time, on oceans. And, additionally can work on any type of size vessel.

AB Limited is one level lower. This AB requires 540-days of sea time, on oceans. And, can work on any type of vessel less than 1600 GRT.
One level lower is AB Special. This AB requires 360-days sea time on ocean, or navigable inland waters. Additionally, this AB can work on any type of vessel less than 500 GRT. To clarify, this AB is good for any towing vessel.

AB Fishing, AB Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV), and AB Sail are the lowest AB level. Each requiring only 180-days of sea time. And additionally, limited to one type of vessel.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

June 10 - June 12
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)

​​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 Covid-19 and the Delta Variant the first two days of this course are offered on-line in a telepresence format. Alternatively you can attend the course in the classroom, but you 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 open or motorized 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 such as a life raft.

​This course closely follows the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 0414 which provides guidance for qualification towards or re-validation of STCW endorsements for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) and Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Lifeboats and Fast Rescue Boats (PSC-Limited).

In this course you will:

Command the launching of a rescue boat
Command the recovery and proper securing of a survival craft
Acting as a member of the launch crew, prepares and launches a rescue boat.
Act as coxswain and operates the rescue boat during launch
Act as a member of the rescue boat crew and carry out all commands during launch.
Act as a member of the recovery crew and recover and stows the rescue boat.
Operate a Rescue Craft engine
Understand what a on-load and off-load hook is and how to safety use one.
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 (Lifeboat)

June 13 - June 16
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 975
To register for this course call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441
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 three 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 learn about Safety Guidelines, 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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Lifeboat Refresher

June 15 - June 16
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Lifeboat Refrehser Students

PSC Refresher

Tuition $550

To register for this course call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441

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 first day is 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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Able Body Seaman

June 20 - June 24
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Able Body Seaman Course

Presented by Seafarers Worldwide & The Northwest Maritime Academy

Tuition $900.

To register please call our office at 206 659 7178 or call Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441 or online at https://www.seafarersworldwide.com/event-info/able-seaman-33

This 4 day Able Seaman (AB) course is the starting point for all higher level certificates. This AB course also meets all the U. S. Coast Guard examination requirements, upon graduation the student may immediately transition to the next level course with no further U. S. Coast Guard examination requirements. Whether it be Lifeboat Limited certification or the standard Lifeboat certification, the follow-up course is staffed and ready to go. We will work to accommodate your schedule, and arrange for uninterrupted class days for swift advancement to the next level.

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Due to COVID–19, the Delta and Omicron variants, we are holding this class in two formats; One is a online telepresence format, this is led by Pat Boyle with comprehensive lesson to lesson instruction. The last day however must be completed in the classroom for the final exam and the knot practical. The second format is in the classroom. If you choose this format we abide by all COVID protocols; must must have had a vaccination shots.

In this AB 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.

Able Seaman (AB), is an MMC Rating issued by the USCG. More important, most seagoing vessels greater than 100 GRT need their crew to have an AB. To get an AB the mariner must: Firstly, have sea time on boats. And secondly, complete an approved AB course.

There are six AB ratings. Each is a different level. The higher the level, the more vessels the AB is qualified to work on. To explain, AB levels are based on the mariners sea time only. Therefor, advancement to a higher level AB is base of sea time alone.

The highest level is AB Unlimited. This AB requires 1080-days of sea time, on oceans. And, additionally can work on any type of size vessel.

AB Limited is one level lower. This AB requires 540-days of sea time, on oceans. And, can work on any type of vessel less than 1600 GRT.
One level lower is AB Special. This AB requires 360-days sea time on ocean, or navigable inland waters. Additionally, this AB can work on any type of vessel less than 500 GRT. To clarify, this AB is good for any towing vessel.

AB Fishing, AB Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV), and AB Sail are the lowest AB level. Each requiring only 180-days of sea time. And additionally, limited to one type of vessel.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

June 24 - June 26
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)

​​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 Covid-19 and the Delta Variant the first two days of this course are offered on-line in a telepresence format. Alternatively you can attend the course in the classroom, but you 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 open or motorized 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 such as a life raft.

​This course closely follows the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 0414 which provides guidance for qualification towards or re-validation of STCW endorsements for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) and Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Lifeboats and Fast Rescue Boats (PSC-Limited).

In this course you will:

Command the launching of a rescue boat
Command the recovery and proper securing of a survival craft
Acting as a member of the launch crew, prepares and launches a rescue boat.
Act as coxswain and operates the rescue boat during launch
Act as a member of the rescue boat crew and carry out all commands during launch.
Act as a member of the recovery crew and recover and stows the rescue boat.
Operate a Rescue Craft engine
Understand what a on-load and off-load hook is and how to safety use one.
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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Fast Rescue Boat

June 27 - June 29
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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Fast Rescue Boat

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

Tuition $1,475

To register for this course call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441

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 USCG approved 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 approved by the United States Coast Guard, recognized by Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

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