This 1-day Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET) (non-STCW and non-OPITO) course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and maximize the chances of surviving an emergency at sea during travel over/on the water. The course includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.
Instructional topics include: Philosophy of Survival, Crisis Management & Role of a Leader, Helicopter Safety Awareness, Helicopter Emergency (Ditching) Procedures, Underwater Egress Techniques, Aquatic Medical Management, USCG Lifesaving Equipment used during an abandonment including PFD, Immersion Suits, Emergency Distress Flares.
Trainees are requested to bring a towel, an additional set of clothes or a boiler suit for in-water training, and a positive attitude.
Maine Maritime Academy’s Qualified Assessor course is 100% online.
All assessments must be signed by a qualified assessor approved by the Coast Guard in accordance with 46 CFR 10.405.
This course provides the already qualified seafarer instruction and training in assessment techniques of competency, as well as appropriate guidance in assessment methods and practices. Each participant successfully completing this course will be able to:
- Apply the international and national requirements concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on merchant vessels/platforms.
- Determine and verify effective assessment procedures and methods.
- Organize and administer, i.e. conduct, assessments to those requiring such.
This USCG approved course meets the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.405(a)(1) and 46 CFR 10.405(d) as well as STCW Code Section A-I/6 paragraphs 3 and 6. This course meets the requirements of the Qualified Assessor fundamentals as outlined as a requirement in USCG NVIC 19-14.