How our Public Safety Training Center can help you

Our Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) offers training, in the form of degree programs and individual courses, to law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical service professionals. Many of the courses are also open to the general public. 

Our PSTC programs have been formally recognized for their innovation by The United States Department of Justice, and we're proud to offer them at OCC. 

PSTC Degree Programs

Fire truck
Fire Protection Technology A.A.S.

OCC’s Fire Protection Technology degree is the only program in New York State to offer national firefighter certification

Fire extinguishers
Fire Protection Certificate

Our Fire Protection Certification is offered through one of most progressive programs in the state. 

PSTC Individual Courses

The Public Safety Training Center offers:

  • Courses for fire departments on a contract basis
  • Individual courses for advanced and continuing education
Questions on scheduling or ready to enroll? Stop by Mawhinney Hall, room M350 to obtain information packet, or call 315-498-6042.

Public Safety Critical Incident Management (PSCIM) Course Offerings

Course Number       Course Name  Credits/Hours
EMG-152 PSCIM (Meets Mon/Wed, 11/5 - 11/14,  6-10pm) @ Mulroy Hall, R324 1

This course walks through the basics of:

  • Permit requirements
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Cleaning
  • Safe storage and childproofing

OCC's Handgun Safety Course is taught by NYS DCJS-certified firearms instructors and fulfills requirements for obtaining a pistol permit in Onondaga, Cayuga, Madison, Oswego, and Seneca counties. It's a one-day commitment, that lasts approximately four hours.  The course costs $50 to attend, and is offered at OCC's main campus, OCC's Liverpool campus, and the Community Room (JCPenney wing) at the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn.

Participants should not bring guns to the course, since all course materials are provided. 

Questions? Contact (315) 498-6080 or email occliverpool@sunyocc.edu

 

Register Date of Class Day Time Location Reg Deadline
Register

July 9, 2022

Sat

9:30am-1:30pm

OCC-Mawhinney Hall, M345

7/6/22

Register

July 12, 2022

Tues

5:00-9:00pm

OCC @Liverpool

7/9/22

Register July 18, 2022 Mon 5:00-9:00pm OCC @Liverpool 7/15/22
Register

July 21, 2022

Thurs 5:30-9:30pm

OCC-Mawhinney Hall, M345

7/18/22

Register

July 27, 2022

Wed 5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall
Community Room

7/20/22
Register

August 6, 2022

Sat

9:30am-1:30pm

OCC-Mawhinney Hall, M345

8/3/22

Register

August 9, 2022

Tues

5:00-9:00pm

OCC @Liverpool

8/6/22

Register

August 18, 2022

Thurs

5:30-9:30pm

OCC-Mawhinney Hall, M345

8/15/22

Register August 23, 2022 Tues 5:00-9:00pm OCC @Liverpool 8/20/22
Register

August 31, 2022

Wed

5:30-9:30pm

Fingerlakes Mall
Community Room

8/24/22

This is an eight hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card. The course gives a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard, including legal powers and limitations, how to handle emergency situations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The cost to enroll is $75. All students must attend all eight hours of training, and pass an exam to complete the course successfully. 

 

Term Section Name Day Date Time Location Registration Deadline
CE22SU POL.wf-016-002 Tuesday & Wednesday August 2 & 3, 2022 5-9pm OCC Liverpool 8/1/22
CE22FA POL.wf-016-001 Tuesday & Wednesday October 4 & 5, 2022 5-9pm OCC Liverpool 10/3/22