How to Become a 911 Dispatcher

When you think of becoming a 911 Dispatcher, ask yourself a few questions like “Are you eligible?”, “What can you do to become the same?”. To guide you, there are a number of ways you can take to be a 911 Dispatcher. You can join a training organisation, enrol in a certification course or even go for an online course which is free, depending upon your requirements. The following post with Wikihow has some guide on how you can become a 911 Dispatcher. Have a look at that.

How to Become a 911 Operator/Dispatcher

Public Safety Dispatchers are the front line of help for the general public. This rewarding career is suitable to anyone interested in helping people. This is a very rewarding job working within the community and helps save lives. If you have followed some of the steps above, you should be able to speak intelligently and clearly in…Read more here…

Besides qualifications, what you need is a dedication to help others and a sense of mind which is always calm no matter what the situation is. There may be circumstances when you can receive hundreds of calls in a single day. That’s the example how hectic life could be as a 911 Dispatcher. In the next post with, the author talks about the essential qualifications that you need to gain to be a 911 Dispatcher. Read it.


Citizens experiencing a true emergency phone 911 to talk to a dispatcher. By quickly determining the situation and location, a 911 dispatcher is able to communicate the necessary information to fire fighters, police officers or other emergency response technicians. Becoming a 911 dispatcher involves a lengthy application process followed by a three to six month training program….Continue reading…

After you have all the qualifications, you become eligible and chances of getting hired increases. Want to know more about the profession? Watch the video about how to become an Emergency  Dispatcher.