Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, HUET

When:
February 5, 2020 all-day
2020-02-05T00:00:00-05:00
2020-02-06T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Maine Maritime Academy
Smith Alexander Gym Ed Biggie Room
Contact:
Continuing Education Department
207.326.2211

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.