Public Safety Dispatcher Training

Emergency Service Teams Need Trained Dispatchers

Police, fire and ambulance dispatchers are in demand. For the next eight years Colorado will have 59 job openings each year for skilled dispatchers. Learn the skills you need to become an emergency response professional.

Choose a Four or Eight Month Certificate:

Fundamentals of Public Safety Dispatch

15 credits
(15-weeks)

Learn the basics of policing, psychology, stress management, and dealing with people in stressful times. Classes include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Policing Systems
  • Psychology
  • Stress Management
  • Sociology

Public Safety Dispatch

27 credits
(30-weeks)

Learn the unique skills required in emergency telecommunications. Acquire the core knowledge needed to communicate with someone until help arrives on the scene. Apply your skills in an internship. Classes include:

  • Emergency Dispatching
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Policing Systems
  • Psychology
  • Stress Management
  • Sociology

Enroll Now Before Classes Fill Up!

Fall classes start in August.

Enroll Today

For Less Than $5,000 You'll Be Job Ready

As a Colorado resident, the state will pay a portion of your tuition, making our already low tuition even more affordable. For $4,414, you'll be in demand as a public safety dispatcher. 

Public Safety Dispatcher Salaries

Entry Average Experienced
$36,913
$47,742
$53,156

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2017)