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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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Monday, April 02, 2018Thursday, April 12, 2018Spring Creek-Cherokee Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, April 09, 2018Tuesday, April 10, 2018Andalusia Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, April 10, 2018Saturday, April 14, 2018Bethel-Gum Pond Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, May 07, 2018Wednesday, May 09, 2018Selma Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Thursday, May 17, 2018Thursday, June 21, 2018Greens Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Wednesday, June 20, 2018Friday, June 22, 2018Fort Payne 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