Course Description

D510 - Expanded Dispatch Supervisory Dispatcher

D-510, Expanded Dispatch Supervisory Dispatcher (EDSP), is designed to train individuals in the function and responsibilities of an EDSP within an Incident Support Organization. Trainees selected for this course must be capable of performing as an EDSD in all functional areas of an expanded dispatch. The course will provide trainees with a working knowledge of the necessary management skills and operational procedures to successfully perform as a Supervisory Dispatcher.

The course is intended to be an interactive experience, requiring the trainee to interact with faculty and fellow trainees. The course consists of a 40-hour pre-course test, discussions, exercises and final exam. The classroom portion of the course is 32 hours.