911 Public Safety Academy Accepting Applications
By Suzanne A. Sparling, Eastern Florida // January 16, 2015
Jan. 28 is the deadline to apply
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Public Safety Institute at Eastern Florida State College is recruiting for its upcoming 911 Public Safety Telecommunications Night Academy.
The program will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The deadline to apply for this part-time program is January 28, 2015. Classes begin on February 2, 2015.
The fields of Criminal Justice and Emergency Services are growing occupations and Telecommunicators are essential to the operation of any Communications Center within these divisions.
The Public Safety Telecommunicator (Emergency 911 Dispatcher) PSAV course is an eight-credit, entry-level training program designed to give the student experience in handling equipment commonly used in a Public Safety communications environment, as well as knowledge of the basic tasks performed by a telecommunications officer.
The program prepares students for civilian employment as police, fire and emergency medical telecommunicators who operate telephones, radios and computer terminals responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance.
For additional information, visit online at EasternFlorida.edu, or contact Tonia Graham, Public Safety Coordinator, at 321-433-5695, or firstname.lastname@example.org.