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Owning/Managing Organization: Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO)

Program Description: The APCO aims to empower and educate public safety communications workers by hosting a variety of online, live and webinar training and certification courses. Training disciplines include:

-Public Safety Telecommunicator
-Emergency Medical Dispatch
-Fire Service Communications
-Law Enforcement Communications
-Leadership & Supervision
-Communications Training Officer

APCO also offers recertification courses and specialized, call-specific classes that allow workers to earn Continuing Dispatch Education credits.

Objectives of Program: The APCO Institute's instructors work directly in their respective fields and strive to educate students about current industry issues and standards.

How to Participate: 
Visit APCO online at to view course schedules and register.
Live seminars can take place over the course of 1 to 5 days. Online courses can be completed in up to 2 months.
Contact your agency to request support for APCO training.
Complete training alone or with your fellow responders!