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Accredited Academies

There are two levels of Accredited Academies; Accredited Regional Training Programs (ARTP) and Accredited Local Academies (ALA). For a complete Accredited Academy list click on the links below.

For more information, please contact:

Initial Accreditation
Chris Fowler
(916) 508-4120

Caryn Petty
(916) 662-0611



Allen Hancock Training AcademyARTP (Accredited Regional Training Program)
An Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP), is defined as a partnership between an accredited community college and/or university, local fire agencies, and the OSFM to deliver approved SFT curriculum regionally.

ARTP List click here



Allen Hancock Training AcademyALA (Accredited Local Academy)
An Accredited Local Academy (ALA), serving a specific authority having jurisdiction is defined as: A single fire agency, which provides training for in-house personnel only, and which actively provides state, municipal, county, or fire district fire protection services.

ALA List click here



For a detailed summary of the accreditation and reaccreditation process for ARTP's & ALA's please refer to the SFT Procedures Manual.

A complete application package includes:

For those who are interested in delivering courses online or hybrid, the following forms need to be included in your application package:

For more information or questions regarding accreditation & reaccreditation, please contact the SFT contact listed above.

Certification Examination

For more information regarding the certification examination or Lead/Skills Evaluator registration, visit the Evaluator Resources webpage.

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