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Fire Fighter I/II


This course is based on NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. The course is designed for the person who seeks the knowledge and skills to function as an integral member of a firefighting team under direct or general supervision in hazardous conditions. The Fire Fighter I/II course consists of a combination of classroom study, drill field practice, and training evolutions that will prepare the fire fighter 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. Campus Delivery Only. (Classes that are delivered either at the Alabama Fire College or an RTC or other area as approved by the Regional Coordinator and Training Staff at AFC.)

Co-Requisite: Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations (to include Chapters 6.2 & 6.6 of NFPA 472) Certification (IFSAC or Pro Board)

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   360
Course Cost   $ 990 In-State     $ 2090 Out-Of-State    

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

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Physical Statement (AFC & PSC Form 05)
  • 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
  • Prior to certification as a FFI: HMAO certification.

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, February 19, 2018Friday, April 20, 2018Decatur Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, March 05, 2018Friday, May 11, 2018Anniston Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, March 12, 2018Friday, May 11, 2018Muscle Shoals Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, March 19, 2018Friday, May 18, 2018Fort Payne Fire Rescue (In-State Students Only)Call 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, September 10, 2018Friday, November 09, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionCall 1-800-241-2467 to register

Please download our application: here. We also encourage you to make an appointment with an advisor for complete details concerning the Firefighter I/II course. Contact Student Services at 1-800-241-2467 to set up an appointment.

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