What Kind of Student Am I? There are two types of students enrolled in a Firefighter I/II Recruit School. The students are either department sponsored or self-sponsored.
What is a department sponsored student?
Department sponsored students are paid supression employees of an Alabama fire department. Sponsoring department provides:
- Tuition payment
- Department Issued uniforms for daily wear
- Department issued dress uniform for graduation
What is a self-sponsored student?
Self-sponsored students are students that are not working as paid supression employees of a fire department. They must attend the Firefighter I/II Recruit School at the Alabama Fire College in Tuscaloosa or an AFC Regional/Extension Recruit School.