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Who Should Attend?
• Marine Surveyors
• Designated Persons Ashore
• Quality Managers
• Marine Consultants
• Security Officers (CSO’s)
This course is for those who wish to become certified to perform audits of Towing Safety Management Systems to verify compliance with Subchapter M. The focus is on training third-party auditors how to use the audit process to meet ISO 19011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems and the unique situations auditing under Subchapter M. Auditing both management systems and the vessels that operate under those systems will be covered.
This course meets the requirements of 46 CFR 139.130(b)(4) for those seeking to perform external audits under a TPO.
Please join us for a family summer party at the home of our fearless leader Richard Slack in Uncasville CT. Pool, Corn Hole and Jenga will be set up. BYOB. Bring a side or dessert to share if you want. Beat the heat and join other alumni for this summer party!!
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, additional set of clothes or a boiler suit for in-water training, and a positive attitude.
*Note: Maine Maritime HUET training utilizes an in-water training unit called a SWETS (shallow water egress training simulator seen in pictures) rather than a full scale METS.
Upon meeting the minimum standard of competence in fast rescue boats, the trainee will be competent to handle and take charge of such boats during or after launch in adverse weather and sea conditions. They will also be able to operate a fast rescue boat engine; learn the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling equipment between the rescue boat and a helicopter and the ship; and how to carry out search patterns.
The central objective of the course is to meet mandatory training requirements for Crowd Management and Passenger Safety for mariners with applicable duties aboard RO-RO Passenger vessels and on ships other than Ro-Ro passenger vessels. Individuals will learn about lifesaving tools, control plans, mustering techniques, and how to assist passengers to muster stations. These central learning objectives are accomplished through a combination of classroom learning and practical exercises.
- Regulations V/2 paragraphs 4-7
- Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-6 as specified in the STCW 95’ Code Sections A-V/2 and A-V/3 Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
- CFR 46; Ch. 1 Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)
The central objective of the course is to meet mandatory STCW requirements for Crisis Management and Human Behavior training for mariners with applicable duties aboard Ro-Ro Passenger ships and on ships other than Ro-Ro passenger vessels. The course is for individuals to learn to assist passengers in emergency situations, control passenger responses, and the tools for effective communication. These central learning objectives are accomplished through a combination of specific classroom lessons and practical exercises.
- Regulations V/2 paragraphs 7-8, & Regulation V/3 paragraphs 4-5
- Volume 46 CFR Subpart J 15.1101-15.1105 (STCW Certification)
- CFR 46; Ch.1, Subpart 171.01-171.105 (Passenger Vessels)
This U.S. Coast Guard approved course is designed to qualify seafarers for certification as having met each of the four elements of basic safety training in accordance with the International Convention of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for seafarers which include Personal Survival Techniques; Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting; Elementary First Aid; and Personal Safety and Social Responsibility.
Students may also select from one through four of the modules within the framework of the course schedule (please contact the office to arrange this)
Personal Survival Techniques (STCW A-V1-1)
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW A-V1/1-2)
Elementary First Aid (STCW A-V1/1-3)
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (STCW A-V1/1-4)
This course covers shipboard management responsibilities, emergencies, safe working practices, fatigue management, health and hygiene, drugs and alcohol, marine environmental issues, and communication and teamwork. There is a written exam to check for theory and understanding of course material. USCG Approval: Applicants who successfully complete our PSSR course will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities training competency requirements of Section A- VI/1 and Table A- VI/1 of the STCW Code, as amended in 2010, and 46 CFR 11.302(a)(4) and 12.602(a)(4).