Formerly NFPA 1061 & 1221
Part 1: written exam
Applicants must complete a written test invigillated by an NFPA-qualified administrator. The test is 50 questions long and covers a range of communications topics. Applicants must achieve a grade of 70% or higher on the written exam. 9-1-1 Professor offers practice tests available via the adjacent linked image.
Part 2: Practical exam
Applicants will be tested by an evaluator on several of the skills described in the NFPA 1225 standard. Public Safety Telecommunicator I focuses on call-taking and processing skill sets. Public Safety Telecommunicator II addresses dispatching and resource allocation skills. A list of these skill sets can be found in the 9-1-1 Professor practice tests.
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