Learn about SIMS Software’s training opportunities.

SIMS Software offers its customers world-class training via several delivery methods: Public classes; private on-site classes; and virtual classes.

General Overview Training (Complimentary to Customers)

SIMS Software offers a complimentary two-hour virtual SIMS Getting Started Overview course to our current customers. This overview is intended for new customers; however, all of our customer’s SIMS users are welcome to attend, including new SIMS users (first time purchasers of SIMS or new users of our long standing customer base) or those needing a refresher session on SIMS basics . The format will involve an hour and a half for a quick tour of SIMS, followed by a half hour for Questions and Answers.  Please note: This scheduled, group session overview has the potential for several different customers to be in attendance at one time.

Public Training Classes

Two-day public training classes are held throughout the year. Classes are limited to a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 12 students. Upcoming dates and locations include:

Southern California
  • July 26-27, 2023
  • November 8-9, 2023

Washington DC Area

  • April 25-26, 2023
  • August 29-30, 2023

Topics covered include:

  • SIMS Basics
  • Queries and reports
  • SIMS customization
  • Cleared facilities/cleared personnel management
  • Recording/maintaining classified contracts & forms
  • Material control/container access management
  • Security incidents
  • Insider threat detection
  • Visitor control
  • Conferences and meetings
  • Classified information systems
  • Controlling locks and keys
  • Security task scheduling & reports

To request pricing and information, or to register, please contact

    Private On-Site Training Classes

    SIMS Software offers private, two-day training classes on-site.  Private classes are completely customizable and ideal for organizations that need to train a group of staff members. Users will build their SIMS knowledge and skills, with a focus on your specific security requirements, policies and procedures. Private classes require a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 12 students, a training room, and computers/laptops for each attendee.

    To request pricing and information, please contact

    Virtual Training

    SIMS training sessions are held virtually throughout the year. These virtual classes focus on features and capabilities specific to the individual SIMS modules, and include helpful tips and tricks. The sessions are limited to 100 attendees and run from 1-2 hours.

    Date & Time
    (All classes at 1 PM EST)
    TBDFacilities &
    Cog Offices
    Overview of the two modules, creating new records, using multiple addresses for Facilities, tracking & completing Cog Inspections, self-Inspections, identifying points of contacts, associating contracts with Facilities, linking documents associated with Facilities, and how Cog Offices associates with Facilities and Cog Inspections.
    TBDDocuments &
    Overview of how SIMS can manage, store and track classified documents/materials including maintaining an audit trail on all document transactions.
    TBDPersonnelTraining session on using the module to manage security clearances / background investigations, badges, training, accesses, polygraphs, foreign travel, access requests, and many built-in reports.
    TBDIncidents, Dashboards, & Insider ThreatTraining Session on how SIMS Software can be used to track incidents, an overview of SIMS Dashboards - a business tool that provides real-time visibility, analysis and reporting of your security domain, and using SIMS Insider Threat tool to detect, deter and mitigate insider threats and stay compliant with government requirements.
    TBDInformation SystemsTraining session on managing information systems (classified or unclassified) in SIMS Software including tracking custodians, SSPs, Hardware, software, accesses, processing accreditations, using as central repository for documentation.
    TBDDISS Import UtilityTraining Session on how SIMS Software's DISS Import Utility works and step by step instruction on the process.
    TBDClassified ContractsTraining session on Contracts module to include inputting new contracts, inputting performing facilities, inputting & creating DD-254s, and associating documents by using the Links tab.
    Note: Future Dates and Topics will be scheduled in 2023 and will be posted to this page as they become available.