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May 2021

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited (Lifeboatman Limited)

May 7 - May 9
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
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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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Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher (Lifeboat Refresher)

May 8 - May 9
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 course is conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training. Call Pat Boyle to register 425 320 6441

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 Survival Craft Refresher (Lifeboat Refresher)

May 10 - May 11
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 course is conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training. Call Pat Boyle to register 425 320 6441

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 Survival Craft (Lifeboatman)

May 10 - May 13
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

Due to Covid-19 safety protocol the classroom portion of this course is conducted on-line. The practical portion will be held at our Anacortes training site.
this course is conducted conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call 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.

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 Survival 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 Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2-1, and Table A- VI/2-l of the STCW Code, and the requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC, and all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the PSC NVIC 04-14. Applicants are not required to present the completed record of assessment sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

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Crisis Management and Human Behavior

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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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 Pat Boyle 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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Fast Rescue Boat Course

May 24 - May 26
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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STCW FRB Operator Certification

To comply with COVID-19 protocals this course will be held in part on-line. The practical exercises will be held at our training site in Anacortes WA.

This course is offered by our partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call Pat Boyle 425 320 6441

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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June 2021

Able Body Seaman Course

June 7 - June 11
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 $900.
Telepresence/Blended Learning - The first 4 days are conducted online with an instructor and the last day will be in person in our classroom.

To register please call Pat Boyle 425 320 6441


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.

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Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited (Lifeboatman Limited)

June 11 - June 13
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
​​

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.

Find out more »

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher Course (Lifeboat Refresher)

June 14 - June 15
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 course is conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training. Call Pat Boyle to register 425 320 6441

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 »

Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman)

June 14 - June 17
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

Due to Covid-19 safety protocol the classroom portion of this course is conducted on-line. The practical portion will be held at our Anacortes training site.
this course is conducted conducted by our training partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call 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.

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 Survival 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 Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2-1, and Table A- VI/2-l of the STCW Code, and the requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC, and all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the PSC NVIC 04-14. Applicants are not required to present the completed record of assessment sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

Find out more »

Fast Rescue Boat Course

June 21 - June 23
SEAFARERS WORLDWIDE, 313 Morris Street
LaConner, WA 98257 United States
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STCW FRB Operator Certification

To comply with COVID-19 protocals this course will be held in part on-line. The practical exercises will be held at our training site in Anacortes WA.

This course is offered by our partner Seafarers Worldwide. To register call Pat Boyle 425 320 6441

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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