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Fire Fighter Bridge


This course is based on NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. This is an entry-level bridge course for certified volunteer fire fighters who seek Fire Fighter I/II certification. This five-week course consists of a combination of classroom study, drill field practice, and training evolutions that prepare the fire fighters to perform most fire ground functions under the supervision of an officer or experienced fire fighter.

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

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant turnout gear and SCBA with spare bottle, PASS device, navy AFC t-shirts and navy AFC shorts, navy AFC sweat suit (seasonal) for physical training, available from the Alabama Fire College Bookstore. Running shoes are required.

Physical Requirements - This is a physically demanding course which requires the student to be in good physical condition.

Hours   200
Course Cost   $ 725 In-State         

Required Text - Essentials of Fire Fighting, 7th Edition
Rapid Intervention Crew

Certification Course Syllabus
Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified VFF
  • Physical Statement - AFC & PSC Form 05
  • Successful completion of Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) within 12 months of start date
  • Successful completion of the Firefighter Proficiency Exam
  • Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter Continuing Education Affidavit
  • Prior to Certification as a Fire Fighter I/I: Certified HazMat A&O

Course Dates

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Monday, June 14, 2021Friday, July 16, 2021Anniston Regional Training Center -- Time - 8:00amCall 1-800-241-2467 to register

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