Effective January 1, 2014, this training is now a licensing course required of all new telecommunication specialists. The course must be completed within one year of hire by an agency. Participants must meet state minimum standards set forth by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), pass the course, and pass the TCOLE state exam in order to become licensed.
This class is open to individuals seeking licensing on their own or for individuals who are already working for a police agency. Those applicants not already working for a police agency will need to complete a psychological and criminal background. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on this process.
It is required to complete TCIC/NCIC #3802, Crisis Communications #2120, and NIMS classes before taking this course. Check our website for class dates. NIMS 100 and 200 classes can be completed through FEMA online at: http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.aspx
*Before registering for the Basic Telecommunicators Course, all applicants must first take the AACOG entrance exam.
The test is a Basic Reading Comprehension test. A practice test can be found at: http://www.testprepreview.com/modules/reading1.htm
There is no charge for the entrance exam.
For the first attempt on the state exam, the cost of the exam is included with the tuition. Any second or third attempt to pass the state exam will incur a fee to the student or agency. For questions about this class or other Telecommunicator classes in the future, contact email@example.com.
Includes TDD/TTY 4 - hour course
January 19, 2021 Test Review and State Exam
12625 Wetmore Rd, Suite 436
San Antonio, TX 78247