DCJS – 38E Central Station Dispatcher-Armour College

38E Central Station Dispatcher

Course Time: 4 Hours
A test is required to pass this course.

This is a four hour course (plus test time) that is required for all persons seeking a Virginia DCJS registration card with the Central Station Dispatcher category listed.

Topics of instruction include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Dispatching the Authorities
  • Emergency and crisis management


  • Threat sources
  • Effects of terrorism on security
  • Record-keeping and documentation
  • Adherence to central station procedures


38I Central Station Dispatcher In-Service
Course Time: 4 Hours

A registered person is required to take In-Service training or equivalent every 24 months in order to renew the registration card and continue certification. In-Service or equivalent must be completed for every category listed on the card. In-Service courses require no testing.


All courses are open enrollment. However, if you need a course that is currently not scheduled, please call our office at 804-290-4388.

We also “Bring the School to You”.™   
All courses can be taught at your business, school, or other location.