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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Public Safety Telecommunications PSAV

Public Safety Telecommunications PSAV  (5455)

Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
Course content includes standard telecommunication operating procedures for police, fire and emergency medical services. This course is the certification course for all Public Safety Telecommunicators.

Program Learning Outcomes
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Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements
Student must pass the mid-term and final exam with a 70% or better and must have a final average of 70% to pass the course.

Program Length
232 hours of required course material as well as an additional 16 hours for state certification examination preparation.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information
Phil Berlingo, (561) 868-3378

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Required Courses Clock Hours: 232
EMS0000 Public Safety Telecommunicator 232
Total Program Clock Hours: 232

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Employment Opportunities
This course is required for employment at any Florida public safety telecommunication center.

Gainful Employment
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.

Career Path Notes
Palm Beach State College offers advanced training education courses for individuals in the field of public safety telecommunications.

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