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Fire Officer III

July 15, 2024

Anniston Regional Training Center

5304 McClellan Blvd.
Anniston, AL 36206

This course is based on NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2020 Edition. This course is specialized for the Chief Officer who is ready to advance to the upper management level of his/her department. This course consists of subjects designed to give the officer more knowledge of management and administration so that he/she can make basic evaluations of employee relations and assume a more proactive role in his/her department. This is a project-based class.

Fire Officer III web enhanced classes are conducted via the zoom platform. All scheduled sessions must be attended by the student and all projects submitted by the deadlines assigned by instructors. There is no on campus or in person classroom or testing component to the web enhanced course.


(Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Fire Officer II

Alternative Certification:

Individuals not certified to the Fire Officer II level completing equivalent coursework as approved by the Commission are eligible for alternative certification under the following conditions:

Alabama state licensed Emergency Medical Technicians certified as EMS or Rescue Officer II may be certified as EMS Officer III.

Individuals certified as EMS or Rescue Officer II and able to demonstrate particular competence in the area of rescue operations may be certified as Rescue Officer III.


Instate Cost: 265

Out of State Cost: 510

Required Text:

IFSTA: Chief Officer, Fourth Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment:

  • Laptop that can produce documents in Microsoft Office or Adobe PDF