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 Emergency Dispatch

Course Information:

Our new three-credit course outlines the basic fundamentals of emergency dispatching. Students will become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of the emergency telecommunicator including:

  • Technology supporting dispatching

  • Call management and classification

  • Legal aspects to public safety communication

Upon successful completion of the course and exam, the student will be certified by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatching; a certification recognized throughout the United States. Students will receive a letter of completion, diploma, membership card and a subscription to the Journal of Emergency Dispatch.

New dates for Summer 2015!

Click here for more info on our summer session

Registration for the July 2015 Emergency Disaptch class will begin in April.

To be added to the notification list for the next Emergency Dispatch class, please contact Kysa Walter at kysa.walter@nwtc.edu

 Testimonials:

"I like how the class incorporated both the call taker role and dispatcher duties."
-Ashley N
 
"Nice job on the class. It was interesting and fun!"
-Kevin K
 
"The class was intense, but I learned a lot..."
-Tonia F
 
"It was AWESOME...!"
-Shiara M