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Choose PLCC in Uniontown for accredited 911 dispatcher training, and get a career that’s fast-paced, full of variety, and–above all else–rewarding. In only 200 hours, you’ll learn the essentials required for medical dispatcher jobs, earning your:
It takes a remarkable person to do the work of an emergency dispatcher. As the first point of contact in emergency situations, a dispatcher must not only gather key information quickly from someone who could be acting indecisive, stunned, or confused, but also care for that person until help arrives. In addition, dispatchers act as the eyes and ears of first responders, preparing police, fire, and EMTs for what awaits them.
People who typically excel on the job as an emergency services dispatcher:
If this describes you, then 911 dispatch training might be the perfect fit.
Our 200-hour EMD certification course will give you a jump start on an incredibly rewarding career where you can take pride in what you do and make a difference in your community.
Students looking to enroll in our 911 dispatcher training must submit an official high school or GED transcript for review. PLCC team members will grant student placement only after evaluating the transcript and determining if it meets all criteria for admission.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
5 pm – 9 pm
August & January Starts
We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off! You would never buy a car without looking at it first. Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different. We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus. We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!
If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.
Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.
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