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Contact: Suzanne A. Sparling, APR, CPRC
Applications Open for 911 Public Safety Telecommunications Program
August 19, 2014 - Eastern Florida State College's Public Safety Institute is accepting applications for the program that leads to a career as an emergency 911 dispatcher.
The 911 Public Safety Telecommunications Night Academy will run Monday through Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The deadline to apply for this part-time program is Sept. 4, 2014. Classes begin on Sept. 29, 2014.
The Academy leads to a PSAV certificate and prepares students for employment as police, fire and emergency medical dispatchers. Telecommunicators operate telephones, radios and computer terminals responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance. This class meets the educational requirements for Florida Department of Health 911 Emergency Dispatcher Certification.