Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Training Schedule                   


Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager
2018 Training Schedule

Details about the Alabama Forestry Commission's Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Program may be found at for certification and for re-certification.

  • Who should take the CPBM Certification COURSE? Any forest land owner, forester, wildlife biologist, consultant, contractor, or agency personnel who is interested in the use of prescribed wildland fire as a management tool and who is seeking certification should attend. Out of state participants are welcome.
  • Who should take the CPBM recertification WORKSHOP? Any current Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager who needs the required 6 CEUs every 5 years for re-certification should take the workshop.
  • These courses/workshops are sponsored and funded by the Alabama Forestry Commission. Due to a reduction in government grant funding a participation fee will now be charged to partially cover the cost of the training sessions.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited to 40 for courses and 40 for workshops. Please visit to register online. Registration fees can be paid in advance by mailing a check or money order to:

Alabama Forestry Commission, Forest Protection Division
Attn: Marti Davis
Post Office Box 302550, Montgomery, AL 36130-2550

The registration fee for courses is $150. The registration fee for workshops is $100. For those who do not pay in advance, payment by cash (exact change) or check only will be accepted on the first day of each course and at the beginning of each workshop prior to the start time. Only paid attendees will be allowed to participate in the training sessions. For more information on registration, contact Marti Davis at 334-240-9332. (DO NOT CONTACT THE COURSE/WORKSHOP LOCATION REGARDING REGISTRATION OR COURSE DETAILS.)

Certification Courses: 

Alabama Fire College
September 18-21, Tuesday-Friday
Sign in starts at 7:30 AM; class starts at 8:00 AM
2501 Phoenix Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL
Latitude 33.120747 N, Longitude -87.571192 W

Parking lot at the western end of the fire college facility; sign will be at the building where class will be held

You must make your own lodging arrangements
Breaks and lunch provided for all courses and workshops at no cost to participant.