Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

CPD Public Safety Institute

The Public Safety Institute (PSI) is a department within Community College of Allegheny County.

The Institute was established in the early 1980s, predominately offering Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs. In the early 1990s CCAC expanded the mission of the Institute to include EMS, Fire, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Emergency Management. PSI trains approximately 15,000 students per year in public safety programs in Allegheny, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren and Washington Counties.

Emergency Medical Services includes popular training in:

Recertification is also available for anyone involved in public safety as well as for members of the general public who are interested in learning more and includes Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Trauma Life Support training for both Advanced life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) providers.

CCAC Public Safety Institute
808 Ridge Avenue, J-212
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412.237.2500 Pittsburgh Office
724.983.7240 Sharon Office
412.237.4628 FAX
Email: psi@ccac.edu