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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
  • Valid driver's license

Course Dates

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Friday, April 28, 2017Thursday, May 04, 2017Vestavia Hills Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Friday, April 28, 2017Monday, May 01, 2017Midfield Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Saturday, May 06, 2017Saturday, May 13, 2017Alabama National Guard-Fort McClellanRegister
Monday, May 08, 2017Friday, May 19, 2017216th ENG DET (FFHQ), Rapid City, SDRegister
Wednesday, May 10, 2017Wednesday, May 17, 2017Bay Minette Fire Department (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