This 40 hour course blends the knowledge and skills needed for a basic 911 dispatcher. The most up-to-date information on the technology and issues surrounding today's public safety communications center will be reviewed in class. You will learn about roles, responsibilities, legal aspects, interpersonal communications, dispatch equipment, telephone communications techniques and call processing, 911 call handling, radio communication techniques, stress management. Course includes a full day of role-play and simulations involving 911 calls. The course also involves numerous tapes of real 911 calls, as well as radio communications from major crimes and fires.
This NECI constructed course is designed to better educate 911 dispatchers with regards to Firefighter Communications as well as understanding fire scene operations and the role a well-trained dispatcher plays. This course will cover basic fire service history, a brief introduction to the ICS system, overview of equipment and apparatus, and an introduction to the training of a firefighter as well as roles that the dispatcher plays over the course of a fire incident. This course is designed to be tough to those who already possess a Basic 911 Operator certification.
Each course is a 2.5 credit class approved by New Jersey Department of Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services. Please check out our website for the topic this month!
Topics are: TTY, QA, Guide Card Review, Back to the Basic’s, Active Shooter, Fire Dispatch, and more. Check out www.jssctraining.com for more classes. Schedule us to come to your location!
The Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) is the principal link between the public in need of emergency medical assistance and the EMS system. This course is 32 hours, you will be learning about the responsibility of the EMS system, legal aspects, interpersonal communications, giving medical instructions by telephone, resource allocation, and use of emergency medical guide cards. Course includes a day and a half of role-play and simulations involving 911 calls. After successful completion of this course students will have the fundamentals to start handling 911 calls that are medical in nature. For NJ EMTs the completion of this class will earn you 21 CEUs. A prerequisite for this class is a valid CPR card and a Basic Telecommunicator certificate.
*** If you take both NECI 9-1-1 Basic Communications Officer Course and New Jersey Emergency Medical Dispatcher Course with Jersey Shore Safety Consultants LLC, the NECI Course Price is $300.00. The New Jersey Emergency Medical Dispatcher Course price is $300.00.
The State of New Jersey EMD program requires a minimum of 24 hours of Continuing Telecommunicator Education every three years following initial certification. Some dispatchers have fallen behind on their CTE, and as such, when their EMD is coming up on expiration, they haven’t completed the necessary training. This course provides you with the 8 CTE units needed to recertify an Emergency Medical Dispatcher certification with the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services. A prerequisite for this class is a valid CPR card and an NJ EMD certificate.