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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. The Fire Instructor I will 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 recordkeeping requirements of the authority having jurisdiction.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

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   $ 265 In-State     $ 510 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

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Monday, August 19, 2019Friday, August 23, 2019McAdory Area Fire District (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, August 19, 2019Saturday, August 24, 2019Ladonia Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Monday, August 26, 2019Thursday, August 29, 2019Florence Fire/Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, October 7, 2019Friday, October 11, 2019Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Saturday, October 19, 2019Saturday, October 26, 2019Mount Olive - Chambers Volunteer Fire Dept (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, October 21, 2019Friday, October 25, 2019Rainbow City Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, November 4, 2019Friday, November 8, 2019Pelham Fire Department (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, November 11, 2019Friday, November 15, 2019Daphne Extension Training CenterRegister
Monday, February 10, 2020Friday, February 14, 2020Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Monday, April 6, 2020Friday, April 10, 2020Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
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Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757