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"Spanish for Public Safety Officers" is a self-paced, online Spanish course designed for public safety officers and emergency responders who want to communicate with the Spanish-speaking public. n addition to basic greetings and general Spanish vocabulary, the course also incorporates law enforcement, firefighting, and EMT/Paramedic vocabulary.

The course incorporates visual imagery (photos associated with words and phrases for better retention), native speakers to hear proper pronunciation, language tips, intuitive reading exercises, interactive assessments to measure your progress and comprehension, and cultural lessons. And remember--this course is self-paced (with an instructor available to answer questions)! Go through the course as slowly or quickly as you would like. 

Printable handouts including a summary of Spanish words and phonetic pronunciations are provided within the course. This online course is 100% web-based. Therefore, it is compatible with PCs and Macs and can be accessed on any computer that has web access. We recommend the following computing requirements:
  • A broadband/high-speed connection (e.g., cable, DSL, T1) to the Internet.
  • A recent version of a web browser (at least Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Netscape 7.2 or higher, or Firefox 1.5 or higher)
  • Flash Player 8 or higher
  • A sound card and speakers or headphones.
  • A screen resolution of 800x600



IntroductionCourse Tutorial, Spanish Pronunciation
Lesson 1

My Life

Greetings, Question Words, Numbers 0-9, Job Titles

Lesson 2

My Time

More Greetings, Numbers 10-10,000, Days, Months, Date, Time

Lesson 3

My Work Environment

Survival Words, More Conversational Phrases, Departments and Places, Building Areas, Directions

Lesson 4 My Job: Part 1


Commands/Phrases, Plans (Arrests, Fines, etc.), The Raid, Weapons, Traffice Laws and Problems
Lesson 5 My Job: Part 2

Firefighter Vocabulary, Fire and Life Safety Inspections, Water Emergencies

Lesson 6 My Administration

The Interview, Specific Questions, Personal Characteristics, Miranda Warning, Clothing, Colors
Lesson 7 My Employees & Relationships

People (in general), People (in trouble), Family, Likes/Dislikes

Lesson 8 My Safety & Health


Body Parts, Organs, Emergencies & Common Injuries, Medical History, Examination, Pain Descriptions
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Spanish for Public Safety Officers Online course
  • Course ID:
    197683
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $129