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  • Paramedic Program Scholarship

    by Staff | Jun 13, 2017
    The Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards & Education Commission extends an invitation to apply for an EMS Scholarship for the Paramedic Class beginning August 2017. Please submit a complete application to by June 30, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. Scholarship application can be downloaded here.

    Application pre-requisites: Proof of completion of EMT training from the Alabama Fire College and proof of completion or registration in the AEMT program at the Alabama Fire College.
  • Modest Tuition Increase Coming to the Alabama Fire College

    by Staff | Jun 09, 2017
    In consideration of fire department budgets, particularly those of volunteer departments, and the economic uncertainty the country has faced since the recession of 2008, the Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission has deliberately chosen not to increase tuition rates.  However, as time has passed the desire to maintain affordable tuition has been eclipsed by aging facilities and infrastructure, increasing personnel costs, and inflation. As these costs continue to rise it is incumbent that tuition be increased so that we can continue to provide the high quality training and certification that has come to be expected from the Alabama Fire College. For more detailed information click here. For a list of all class fees click here.
  • FREE online Alzheimer’s Training

    by Mary Beth Finn | Jun 01, 2017

    The Alzheimer’s disease epidemic continues to grow. As a first responder, it’s critical to understanding how to best approach situations involving someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

    Make your first response the right response!

    Click the link below to participate in the free, online training. The training also includes a downloadable tip sheet, Quick Tips for First Responders. This handy page can be folded to fit in a visor or emergency kit, and includes helpful phone numbers and strategies to help a person with dementia and their family. At the successful completion of training, participants can earn a downloadable, printable certificate to submit to their training officer.

    To further its commitment to assisting law enforcement, first responders, and community members, MedicAlert has created the LEAP program. This program provides free MedicAlert jewelry and services to your community members who are at-risk for wandering, and provides wandering emergency training for your responders. To sign your agency up, please click on the link below.

    During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, learn and share the facts about Alzheimer’s. Learn more at If you have any technical issues, please contact If you are interested in volunteering in the local chapters or participating in the Walks around the state in October, please contact

28,422 students from across Alabama, 46 other states, and 12 foreign countries. The Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission proudly presents our FY2015 Annual Report.

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