Acadian Ambulance Training Academy
Located in Lafayette, LA, scope of this project included the construction of a world-class training academy which features state-of-the art facilities on Acadian Ambulance's 53-acre campus. The new training academy consists of an 86,000 square foot facility which includes administrative offices, education building, a 3 acre pond (used for crane, rigging and lifeboat training) and a fire field. Other areas of the facility include 22 multi-media classrooms, a computer lab, a 200 seat auditorium, a library/study hall, restaurant, recreation room, and lodging. Equipment specific to SMS includes a 30-ton pedestal crane, sea survival training pool with METS trainer, A "fire field" for creating scenarios with hands on experience, 15 multimedia classrooms, and a computer based training lab.