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STEAC Logo STATEWIDE TRAINING & EDUCATION COMMITTEE
February 2017

Upcoming meetings are April 21, 2017, July 14, 2017 and October 13, 2017. To review information related to the STEAC committee please visit the STEAC webpage.

Reciprocity Logo CALIFORNIA FIRE FIGHTER I RECIPROCITY/UPGRADE
January 2017

The California Fire Fighter I reciprocity/upgrade program is now AVAILABLE! Fire Fighter I reciprocity is intended for Out-Of-State and Department of Defense (DoD) Fire Fighters who have received training and/or certification in another state and are now seeking reciprocity in California. The Fire Fighter I upgrade program is intended for California certified Fire Fighters who have received certification under the 2001 curriculum and are now looking to upgrade their state certification to a state and nationally recognized IFSAC/Pro Board certification. More information on both of these programs can be found on the Fire Fighter I – Reciprocity/Upgrade webpage.  

Certification sign CERTIFICATION RETIREMENTS
January 2017

As of January 1, 2017 a number of certifications were retired including: Fire Instructor II, III, Fire Officer, Driver/Operator I and Public Education Officer. Newer versions of these certifications can be found on the Professional Certification webpage.  

Curriculum Logo CURRICULUM RETIREMENTS
January 2017

As of January 1, 2017 the following courses were retired: Auto Ex., Fire Control 4 (‘97), 4A, 4B, D/O Aerial/Tiller, D/O 1A & 1B, Training Inst. 1A, 1B, 1C, Fire Inst. 2A, 2B, 2C, Prevention 1, Management 1-2E, Command 1A-2E and Public Education. Newer versions of these courses can be found on the SFT Curriculum webpage.  

Instructor Registration Logo INSTRUCTOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION BULLETIN
January 2017

Instructor Registration is not retiring on December 31, 2016 and the currently accepted requirements will remain in effect through December 31, 2017. This Instructor Registration Information Bulletin aims to clarify the current instructor registration requirements now and into 2017.

Training Instructor Checklist DEADLINE EXTENDED - Training Instructor & Chief Officer
November 2016

Training Instructor certification deadline has been extended from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2017. The SFT Training Instructor curriculum will still retire at the end of December 31, 2016. An updated implementation plan and Training Instructor certification checklist can be found on the SFT website.

Chief Officer certification deadline has been extended from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2018. The SFT Chief Officer curriculum will still retire at the end of December 31, 2016. An updated implementation plan and Chief Officer certification checklist can be found on the SFT website.

Image of Sample Letter SELF-ASSESSMENT REPORT SAMPLE LETTER
November 2016

In an effort to help agencies looking to become accredited or for agencies that need help with re-accreditation, SFT has put together a sample self-assessment report. This sample self-assessment report may be used as a template for anyone needing assistance with putting together a successful accreditation application package. For more accreditation information, please visit the Accredited Academies web page.

IUC logo LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN CAL FIRE
Novermber 2016

There are currently a number of career examinations available for both new and current employees at CAL FIRE. For more information visit the examination webpage of the CAL FIRE website.

PROPOSED: CHANGE TO INSTRUCTOR REGISTRATION
April 2016

At the January & October STEAC meeting, SFT presented a proposal to update future SFT instructor registration requirements. The presentation discussed the benefits and reasons for implementing this proposed change including; cost savings, reduction of hours and eliminates confusion regarding certification vs. registration. A PDF or Video of this presentation can be found on the October 16, 2015 section of the STEAC webpage. If you have any comments, concerns, or confusion regarding this change, then please take a minute to complete this short survey.

 

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