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Emergency Vehicle Driver


This course and the exams are based on NFPA 1002: Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, and may lead to a State of Alabama certification. This course is designed for the Fire Fighter who wishes to advance to the next level of his/her career. This course consists of four modules: Types of Apparatus, Apparatus Inspection and Maintenance, Apparatus Safety and Operating Emergency Vehicles.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant Turnout gear- Minimum to participate: helmet, boots, gloves

Hours   16
Course Cost   $ 100 In-State     $ 300 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook,3rd Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • Valid driver's license

Course Dates

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Monday, July 16, 2018Wednesday, July 18, 2018Saraland Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Wednesday, July 25, 2018Thursday, July 26, 2018Auburn Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, August 14, 2018Tuesday, August 28, 2018Huguley Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Saturday, August 25, 2018Sunday, August 26, 2018Tuskegee Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, September 11, 2018Tuesday, October 09, 2018Samson Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Thursday, September 13, 2018Friday, September 14, 2018Ozark Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757