Public Safety Education & Training

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Currently, the following programs are offered:

About Ben Clark Training Center

Welcome to Moreno Valley College’s unique and vital training opportunities at the Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center (BCTC). MVC offers one of the largest public safety training curricula in Southern California. Each year, the college prepares hundreds of students to work as law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, correctional officers, and dispatchers.

The Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center is a regional training site that provides basic and advanced training to public safety personnel. It is comprised of a partnership with Moreno Valley College, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection, Riverside County Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, and Riverside County Probation Department. Moreno Valley College at BCTC provides subject area and general education courses leading to certificates and degrees in public safety education and training, as well as emergency medical services.

Academic Programs at BCTC

Working in conjunction with our partnered agencies, MVC is able to offer:

  • Emergency Medical Services:
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Paramedic
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Fire Technology
  • Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement

Chair Contact Information

All phone numbers are area code 951 and prefix 571