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Robert C. Seamans

Ships & Crew

Upcoming Training Classes


SEA is accepting registrations for training classes, open to Mariners, Aspiring Mariners and Outdoor Educators interested in advancing their skills.  These USCG approved courses are being offered to SEA Faculty, Staff and Crew as well as other interested Mariners and Outdoor Educators. 

If you are interested in pre-registering or have any questions about these course offerings, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


I. Leadership and Managerial Skills (LMS):

LMS course covers the principles of the leadership and management in a shipboard environment.  The goal of SEA’s LMS course is to meet the requirements of 46 CFR 11.3.  Through lectures, discussions of case studies, and hypothetical situation exercises, the learning objective for this course is to provide watch officers with a practical understanding leadership and teamwork as applied to resource management, task and workload management, and decision-making techniques -- as per the guidance outlined in Section A-II/2 and A-III/2 of the STCW code.

Class Dates:
2017: November 27 - December 01


II. Wilderness First Responder (WFR) / USCG Medical Care Provider:

The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in the marine environment disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary. 

This Medical Care Provider course is also approved by the USCG to satisfy the Medical First Aid training requirements of 46 CFR 12.13-1: and the competency to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board of Section A-VI/4 and Table A-VI/4-1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Class Dates:
2017: December 07 - 13 For more information, follow this LINK to the WMA website.


III. Wilderness First Responder- Recertification Course (WFR- Recert):

The Open Recertification course is open to graduates of all wilderness medical training courses of 64 hours or longer with a current Wilderness First Responder certification. Successful graduates of this course will receive Wilderness Medical Associates’ Wilderness First Responder, re-certification. 

Class Dates:
2017: December 02 - 04

For more information, follow this LINK to the WMA website


IV. Bridge Resource Management (BRM- 1600 tons):

BRM provides training to mariners seeking an STCW endorsement at a management and operational (Master/Mate) level.

Class Dates:
2017: December 14 - 16


V. Basic Training (BT)- previously known as Basic Safety Training (BST):

BT consists of four modules, and is designed to satisfy the basic training and familiarization requirements of STCW.  These modules include:

a. 12-Hour Personal Survival Techniques
b. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (offered at New England Maritime, Hyannis, MA)
c. 4-Hour Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
d. 8 Hour First Aid & CPR

BT modules are offered at SEA, with the exception of Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, which is taught at New England Maritime.

Class Dates:
2017: December 14 - 18


If you are interested in pre-registering or have any questions about these course offerings, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


100% attendance is required for USCG approved courses to be eligible for a course completion certificate.

Prices include housing in the cottages on the SEA campus and lunch each training day held at the SEA campus.
Current SEA Faculty, Staff and Crew may inquire about tuition assistance for these trainings.

We hope to see you in Woods Hole!