LET543 – 80.00 Hours

Enrollment for this course is restricted, please review “How do I register” under resources. For additional questions contact us at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected].

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

officers working together on computerCourse Price: $277 effective 9/1/2023

Course is updated for compliance with the Cardiac Emergency Communication TCOLE addition. Proper use of technology and effectively communicating under stressful situations are vital skills telecommunication personnel should possess. This course is designed to prepare participants to perform successfully as a telecommunications call taker or dispatcher.

This online course consists of thirteen learning modules. Prior to accessing the course, the participant is provided with an opportunity to download a study guide in an effort to enhance the retention of important course information. After all modules have been completed, the participant will receive a comprehensive final exam. All examinations must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. Participants have three attempts to pass each module exam and one attempt to pass the final examination. Module quizzes and the final examination are timed events that can only be done in a single seating. Module quizzes and the final examination should not be started while on duty and/or if the participant may be called away from the computer for any reason. Participants will be eligible to sit for the TCOLE Telecommunicators Licensing Examination at a TCOLE approved testing site upon successful completion of the online course.

This course meets TCOLE requirements for Basic Telecommunicator Course #1080.

Note: Only those individuals eligible for and seeking a TCOLE Telecommunicator license can enroll in this course. No exceptions.


TCOLE Licensing Requirements

Participants enrolling in this course must have a current, nationally recognized Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate/card prior to enrollment and attendance.

Please send proof of the certificate/card via email to [email protected] along with the required forms for registration.

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 45 days from the registration date.
  • To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Online Course Technical Requirements

To successfully complete this online course, you should have access to a computer with the following system requirements:

  • Computer tower or laptop
    • Note: The use of a tablet is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Broadband or high-speed internet connection
    • Recommended: Wired connection with at least 2.0 Mbps bandwidth (bi-directional, i.e. sending and receiving)
    • Alternative: Wireless (WiFi) connection
    • Note: The use of a MiFi or mobile hotspot is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Current version of web browser
    • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 96 or higher, Google Chrome 97 or higher
    • Alternative: Safari 15 or higher
    • Note: Microsoft Edge is not currently a supported browser.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 17 or higher

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and or end of course exam.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Roles and responsibilities in public safety
  • Communication resources and confidentiality
  • Emergency communications technology
  • Call processing techniques
  • Basic radio communications
  • Liability and legal issues
  • Stress, health, and personal awareness
  • Ethics
  • Cultural diversity
  • Callers in mental or emotional crisis
  • Calls from assault incidents
  • Calls from violent or traumatic crime victims
  • Other emergency calls and roles

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement dispatcher and telecommunications personnel seeking a TCOLE Telecommunicator license

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 80.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or [email protected]
  • Note: Only those individuals eligible for and seeking a TCOLE Telecommunicator license can enroll in this course. No exceptions. If you wish to enroll in the non-TCOLE licensing version of the course, please visit the Security Telecommunicator Dispatcher course for additional details.

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info


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Online courses: Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may the course be transferred from one customer to another.

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