Gulf Coast Safety Institute

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute is currently closed until future notice, in the interest of the safety and health of our staff and students due to COVID-19.

Our staff are working from home during this time and will answer emails and phone calls within 24 hours.

The Gulf Coast Safety Institute was established in 2007 to provide safety and health training and education to workers and employers. Additionally, the Gulf Coast Safety Institute is an OSHA Challenge Program Administrator mentoring over 50 companies in improving their Safety and Health Management System to potentially achieve OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program STAR status.

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Gulf Coast Safety Institute Classes and Events through Fall 2020

Drone Pilot Test Prep Course (4.5 days)

To fly a drone under FAA Part 107, students need to pass the drone pilot knowledge test. This test prep course will better prepare you for the exam and provide a hands-on experience. Students will be taught regulations, airspace classification and operating requirements, weather, loading and performance and operations specifics. At the end of this course, students will be better prepared to take the knowledge exam. Each session will include 4 hours of virtual classroom via Microsoft Teams and 4 hours of hands-on training. Drones will be provided for the hands-on portion only and will be collected at the end of the course. Cost: $400.00* Registration form

Novemeber 2020 Class**

Classroom Portion (delivered virtually through Microsoft Teams):
Thursday, November 5, Friday, November 6, Thursday November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020

In-Person: Saturday November 7, 2020

Class meets from 8 am – 12 noon

*Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) funding may be available to those that qualify. Funding request must occur 2 weeks prior to the start of class. For more information on TPEG funding visit

** Details on how to access the class will be sent after registration.

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