Public Safety Dispatcher

Curriculum EMS.DIS.CERT (C444C)

Public safety dispatchers are responsible for receiving 911 emergency calls and dispatching the proper emergency responders to these emergencies. They are also responsible for disseminating information, acting as a communication portal, and playing an integral role for the on- scene emergency crews by serving as their communication link.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

DIS 111

Introduction to Public Safety Dispatching

3

 

DIS 121

Law Enforcement Dispatching

2

 

EMP 101

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

1

 

 

 

6

Semester Two

#

DIS 131

Fire/EMS Dispatching

2

#

DIS 132

Emergency Medical Dispatcher

2

#

EMP 102

Basic ICS and Application Towards Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents

1

 

 

 

5

 

 

Total credits required

11

See DIS course descriptions.

See EMP course descriptions.

See EMS course description.

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required for each DIS, EMP and EMS course.

Coordinator: William Justiz, Ext. 3653