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Fire Fighter Bridge

   

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. Successful completion of all written exams, practical exercises, and a passing score on the state certification exam is required for certification.

Co-requisite: Hazardous Materials: Awareness & Operations

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   $ 600 In-State         

Required Text - Essentials of Fire Fighting & Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition
2016 Emergency Response Guide

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


Pre-Requisites

  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter
  • Fire Fighter Medical Exam Form
  • Health insurance card
  • Successful completion of Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
  • Emergency Care Provider or proof of First Responder that meets or exceeds the Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical First Responder

Course Dates


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