HOW DO I…….Schedule a Certification Exam To accommodate students in their certification testing needs, please see the options listed below:
Certification/Testing Information Sheet
Retest Policy: Students have the opportunity for a retest to be taken after 30 days from the original test date and within one year of the course completion date. Any student who fails to complete the required examinations within 12 months of course completion must complete the course again in order to sit for another test.
Students appearing to take a certification exam must present a valid driver’s license or other acceptable photo identification.
Questions?? Contact Certification@alabamafirecollege.org
Alabama Fire College – Open Testing option
Open Testing Sessions (Initial and Retest) are conducted on the Alabama Fire College Campus (Tuscaloosa, AL) on designated days and times each month. Students should schedule a certification exam at least one week prior to the desired test date.
To register for an upcoming Open Test date, click here
Alabama Regional Testing – Open Testing option
Open Testing Sessions (Initial and Retest) are conducted in each region of the state on designated days and times each month. Students should schedule a desired certification exam at least one week prior to the desired test date.
To register for an upcoming Open Test date in your local area, click here
To view our state map with designated Regions and Regional Coordinators, please refer to our Regional Map section on our website.
Out of State (DOD/CSU) Testing Option
Students (CSU, Out of State , DOD, etc) that need testing arrangements should follow the steps outlined below. If inside Alabama, please see the Open or Regional Testing section.
Your potential proctor must complete the Non-Traditional Training PowerPoint and submit the Non-Traditional Proctor Application to Certification@alabamafirecollege.org. The certification exam must be conducted in a professional setting (ex: local library, community college, Base Education Center, etc.).
Your potential proctor must meet our Written Exam Selection Criteria (to limit conflicts of interest and protect test integrity).
Non-Traditional Proctor Application
Proctor Training PowerPoint
Once your proctor has been approved, Certification Staff will contact you to finalize the test administration date and type of test administration (computer-based or paper-based).
Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and set up of Non-Traditional testing.