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Fire Instructor I


This course is based on NFPA 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications and may lead to IFSAC and Pro Board certifications. The course is designed for individuals who want to develop the knowledge and ability to deliver instruction effectively from a prepared lesson plan, including instructional aids and evaluation instruments; adapt lesson plans to the unique requirements of the students and the authority having jurisdiction; organize the learning environment so that learning is maximized; and meet the record-keeping requirements of the authority having jurisdiction.

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Special Equipment - Appropriate attire for final presentation, such as the uniform used by student's organization.
Laptop with Microsoft Office PowerPoint or equivalent

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 245 In-State     $ 465 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practices, Enhanced 2nd Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • High school diploma/GED
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Fire Fighter I or Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter

    Alternative Certification:

    Individuals not certified to the Fire Fighter I or Volunteer Fire Fighter I level completing equivalent coursework as approved by the Commission are eligible for alternative certification under the following conditions:

    Alabama state licensed Emergency Medical Technicians may be certified as EMS Instructor I.

    Individuals able to demonstrate particular competence in the area of rescue operations may be certified as Rescue Instructor I.

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Thursday, January 18, 2018Monday, February 05, 2018Livingston Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 05, 2018Friday, February 09, 2018Mobile Fire Rescue Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 12, 2018Friday, February 16, 2018Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 26, 2018Friday, March 02, 2018Prattville Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Monday, March 05, 2018Friday, March 09, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Monday, March 12, 2018Friday, March 16, 2018Huntsville Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, May 07, 2018Friday, May 11, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister

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