Able Seaman performing on deck duties at sea.

Able Seaman Telepresence Course

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

​Tuition $1,025
To register call Seafarers Worldwide Office at 206 659 7178
or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

This course offered by Seafarers Worldwide is the first ever, mixed Telepresence course for Able Seaman anywhere in the United States that includes testing either in our classroom or at home.

This Course will be simultaneously delivered to students in classroom, as well as broadcast live via the net. Students online will have the same level of interaction with Instructors & fellow students whether in class, or online.

The program will utilize a state of the art Telepresence, three camera system, and conferencing platform that will allow for as much interaction as if you were actually in classroom. In addition to the in-house instructor, you will also have a dedicated on-line instructor to facilitate communications with the podium instructor, answer questions, and field request. Its like having two instructors at one time.

The system is quite flexible and allows for participation through any modern computing device with a camera (webcam), and microphone.

All course presentation times are PST (Pacific Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -8 hours Pacific Time.

Benefits of this AB Course

After the instructor delivers the lesson plan in a live stream format, Seafarers Worldwide will make the video accessible to the students on demand. Students can review parts of the lesson which they found more difficult than the rest.
An online discussion board will give students the chance to ask questions and share ideas.
The instructor is available during the class to answer questions at any time
At the conclusion of the course students take the final exam online, administered by SFWW

Details: This is a five day 40 hour course that begins on Monday morning at 0800. Students taking the class in person will arrive at our training facility. Students taking the course online will log on to the course as instructed at the time of registration.

​When you register for this course you may choose to simply attend the course in person, or you can take advantage of the Telepresence option.

​The final exam and knot practical will be given on Friday. For Telepresence students the exam will also be given on Friday but will be online.

​​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.

Able Seaman performing on deck duties at sea.

Able Seaman Telepresence Course

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Course Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

This is the first ever, mixed Telepresence course for Able Seaman anywhere in the United States that includes testing either in our classroom or at home.

This Course will be simultaneously delivered to students in classroom, as well as broadcast live via the net. Students online will have the same level of interaction with Instructors & fellow students whether in class, or online.

The program will utilize a state of the art Telepresence, three camera system, and conferencing platform that will allow for as much interaction as if you were actually in classroom. In addition to the in-house instructor, you will also have a dedicated on-line instructor to facilitate communications with the podium instructor, answer questions, and field request. Its like having two instructors at one time.

The system is quite flexible and allows for participation through any modern computing device with a camera (webcam), and microphone.

All course presentation times are PST (Pacific Daylight Time) UTC/GMT -8 hours Pacific Time.

Benefits of this AB Course

After the instructor delivers the lesson plan in a live stream format, Seafarers Worldwide will make the video accessible to the students on demand. Students can review parts of the lesson which they found more difficult than the rest.
An online discussion board will give students the chance to ask questions and share ideas.
The instructor is available during the class to answer questions at any time
At the conclusion of the course students take the final exam online, administered by SFWW

Details: This is a five day 40 hour course that begins on Monday morning at 0800. Students taking the class in person will arrive at our training facility. Students taking the course online will log on to the course as instructed at the time of registration.

When you register for this course you may choose to simply attend the course in person, or you can take advantage of the Telepresence option.

The final exam and knot practical will be given on Friday. For Telepresence students the exam will also be given on Friday but will be online.

​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.

PSCL Rescue Boat Training

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited (Lifeboatman Limited)

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

This Course is sponsored by Seafarers Worldwide Career Training 206 659 7178
Tuition is $475
2.5 Days (20 Hours)
This is an excellent solution for inland workers, ferry
workers, fishing vessels, or any vessel carrying
Survival Craft other than a fiberglass motor enclosed lifeboat. STCW mandates that all
Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival
Craft operations. This course solves the problem for
mariners working on vessels without lifeboats.

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.

PSCL Rescue Boat Training

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited (Lifeboatman Limited)

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

This Course is sponsored by Seafarers Worldwide Career Training 206 659 7178
Tuition is $475
2.5 Days (20 Hours)
This is an excellent solution for inland workers, ferry
workers, fishing vessels, or any vessel carrying
Survival Craft other than a fiberglass motor enclosed lifeboat. STCW mandates that all
Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival
Craft operations. This course solves the problem for
mariners working on vessels without lifeboats.

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.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited/Lifeboatman Limited

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours)
Course Title Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited also known as Lifeboatman Limited
TUITION $475.00
To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com
Location of Course: 301 30th Street Anacortes Washington 98221

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, tugboats 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.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited/Lifeboatman Limited

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours)
Course Title Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited also known as Lifeboatman Limited
TUITION $475.00
To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or register online at registration@seafarersworldwide.com
Location of Course: 301 30th Street Anacortes Washington 98221
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, tugboats 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.

FRB fast rescue boat training

Fast Rescue Boat Course

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

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.

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Able Seaman Course in class or Live-on-Line

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Details: This is a five-day 40 hour course that begins on Monday morning at 0800. Students taking the class in person will arrive at our training facility. Students taking the course online will log on to the course as instructed at the time of registration.
When you register for this course you may choose to simply attend the course in person, or you can take advantage of the Telepresence option.
The final exam and knot practical will be given on Friday. For Telepresence students the exam will also be given on Friday via our secure online platform.

PSCL Rescue Boat Training

Fast Rescue Boat

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)
Tuition is 1,475
To register call our office at 206 659 7178 or Pat Boyle at 425 320 6441
Training Site: 301 30th Street Anacortes WA
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.