Delgado Community College has scheduled an industry open house to celebrate the completion of the new Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center on Friday, April 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
A guided tour of the new facility is scheduled at 11 a.m. Demonstrations of the center’s state-of-the-art capabilities, including firefighting, navigation and virtual reality simulation, will take place beginning at 12:30 p.m.
The new 18,750-square-foot building is designed by Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects of New Orleans. The $7 million project is funded by state bonds authorized through Act 391 during the 2007 Legislative Session.
The new Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center is located at the site of the existing facility at 13200 Old Gentilly Road, New Orleans, LA 70129.
The Maritime and Industrial Training Center at Delgado Community College has earned a national and international reputation for providing high-quality maritime and industrial firefighting, radar, safety and U.S. Coast Guard-approved training including full mission bridge simulator courses. For over two decades, Delgado’s experienced instructors have helped provide training to licensed mariners and industry personnel in the maritime, oil and gas, and safety/homeland security fields, among others. Courses are tailored to meet the specific needs of industrial clients.
Information about the services provided by the Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center is available at http://www.dcc.edu/academics/workforce/maritime-fire/. A short video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxMQFO18wW0
For further information call (504) 671-6620.