Michigan’s original and first 911 Dispatch Academy will present its 2013 Spring session at Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus, March 26, 2013 through May 7, 2013. This marks the academy’s eleventh session.
Offered through the Oakland Police Academy, the seven-week program consists of 168 hours, which include classroom instruction, as well as hands-on simulator training.
The 911 Academy is an entry-level training program for dispatchers employed by public safety agencies or individuals seeking employment as professional 911 telecommunicators. Upon completion, graduates receive a 911 Dispatch Academy Certificate from the Oakland Police Academy.
Tuition is $2,150 for the program.
A mandatory orientation will be held at the Auburn Hills Campus CREST Facility, in Room S114 on February 11, 2013 at 6:30 pm.
There is no charge to participate in the orientation, but seating is limited and advance registration is required.
Call 248.232.4220 to reserve a seat, or for further information.
The Auburn Hills Campus is located at 2900 Featherstone Road, one mile east of the Pontiac Silverdome.
Visit their website http://www.oaklandcc.edu/Police/911.