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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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Sunday, January 28, 2018Sunday, February 25, 2018Rocky Ridge Fire District (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 05, 2018Tuesday, February 20, 2018Tallassee Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, February 06, 2018Saturday, February 10, 2018West Point-Cullman Co Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, February 12, 2018Monday, March 12, 2018Pace's Point Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept, Inc. (In-State Students Only)Register
Tuesday, February 13, 2018Wednesday, February 14, 2018Albertville Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Saturday, February 24, 2018Sunday, February 25, 2018Magnolia Springs Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Wednesday, May 30, 2018Friday, June 01, 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