Emergency Dispatch (911 Operator)

911 operatorProgram Name: Emergency Dispatch Communications (911 Operator)

Program Details:
1 Year Program
3 High School Credits

Prerequisites:
Open to high school seniors only
Keyboarding (can be taken at TCC during summer session)

Dual Enrollment:
No

Core Skills:
Telecommunications
Emergency communications
Emergency response protocol
Introduction to health and public safety
HIPPA and confidentiality
Legal issues and liability
Stress management

Credential Opportunities:
Certified Emergency Telecommunicator
Workplace Readiness

Related Jobs:
911 Dispatcher
Firefighter
Fire Inspector
Fire Investigator
Forestry Technician
Parks Management/ Park Ranger
Emergency Dispatch
EMT/Paramedic

Median Annual Income:
$41,910

Growth Rate:
High

Business Partners:
Chesapeake Fire Department
Chesapeake Emergency Management