Dispatch Radio Communications SJFD (Radio Comm)

Sep 14 2020 - Oct 9 2020


This course provides the necessary and required continuing professional training for public safety dispatchers as required by the The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

POST requires that students maintain a 95% attendance standard in this course. South Bay Regional adheres to POST attendance requirements. Students may be disqualified from the Basic Dispatch Academy if they have been cumulatively absent for more than 5% of the course or if the absences have not been deemed "excusable" by the Academy staff.

Please note: The dress code for this class is business casual (Collared shirts, no jeans, no shorts, no flip-flops).


Designed for:

Agency employed public safety dispatchers. Advanced radio skills and techniques are required as well as knowledge of applicable communications regulations.



POST Certified Basic Dispatch Academy diploma.



40 hours



0.50 Units


P.O.S.T. Plan IV. Certificate awarded upon successful completion.

College of Record

Ohlone College

College Term



San Jose Fire Department Communications

For more information contact Matthew Ortega
at (408)229-4227 or mortega@theacademy.ca.gov

Meeting days/times

M-F 0800-1630