If you’re looking for maritime training or certification courses, Safety Management Systems (SMS), with a state-of-the-art facility, as well as lodging and a full-service, on-site restaurant, is a great option in the Gulf Coast – both for individuals and companies alike.

One of the largest providers of safety, medical, environmental, security, training, health and wellness services in the United States, SMS partners with both clients and individuals with the goal of achieving operational efficiency and safety at every level.

Safety Management Systems is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, with satellite facilities in San Antonio, Texas; Shreveport, Louisiana; and Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.  They offer full course customization, new-hire orientations, and multiple day programs.

SMS’s training facility includes:

  • 15 Multimedia Classrooms
  • Computer-based Training Lab
  • 30-Ton Pedestral Crane Onsite
  • Full-Service Restaurant Onsite
  • 96-Person Living Quarters Onsite
  • MCB24 Lifeboat
  • Fire Field Onsite
  • Sea Survival Training Pool with HUET and METS
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Auditorium

Current course offerings at SMS include:

SafeGulf/SafeLand/PEC/OMSASafety Trained Supervisor (Prep)Basic and Advanced Rigging
Basic Safety Training (USCG)Confined Space (Entrant Attendant and Rescue)Helicopter Landing Officer
Forklift and Crane OperationOccupational Health Safety and Technology (Prep)Serve Safe (Food Handling)
Medical Care ProviderCombined Basic and Advanced Firefighting (USCG)First Responder (Emergency Medical Responder)
Sea Survival HUET with METSFall Protection (End User and Industrial Rescue)EMT/DMT

For more information about SMS’s course catalogue, facilities, and open enrollment calendars, please see their training page.

Do you want to know more about the Marine Award Program?  Visit our home page for a detailed overview or call us directly at 855-783-2385.  For eligibility requirements, click here