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What do Dispatchers do?

Dispatchers operate radio / telecommunications equipment to dispatch vehicles, drivers, and personnel.

How to become: Dispatchers

You usually need a high school diploma and may need some specialized training after high school, along with some work experience. To be a police or emergency dispatcher, you usually need on-the-job training. To operate radios, you usually require a provincial radio operator's certificate. With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor. Most recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade / vocational certificate or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Dispatchers

Modified on January 26, 2022

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