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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
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver's license

Course Dates

Wednesday, February 22, 2017Thursday, February 23, 2017Auburn Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Monday, February 27, 2017Saturday, March 04, 2017Malvern Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, March 07, 2017Saturday, March 11, 2017Appleton Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Saturday, March 18, 2017Saturday, March 25, 2017Stapleton Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Saturday, March 18, 2017Sunday, March 19, 2017West Blocton Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Wednesday, April 19, 2017Friday, April 21, 2017Fort Payne Fire Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, June 05, 2017Wednesday, June 07, 2017Selma Fire & Rescue (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