The Fire Service Training and Education Program (FSTEP) produces continuing education and topic-specific training courses that do not lead to job function certification. Below is a list of FSTEP State Fire Training curriculum for which there are downloadable resources. The pre-2012 curriculum provides student manuals, instructor guides, and instructor PowerPoint templates. The post-2012 curriculum provides only course plans (and student activities if applicable).

For a brief overview of all SFT curriculum go to the Course Information & Required Materials (CIRM) manual.

For the manuals listed below, by agreement, CAL FIRE’s Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) allows for the reproduction of the following student and instructor manuals for Educational and Instruction Purposes ONLY.  No other reproduction is permitted without the written permission of OSFM. For inquires or to report unauthorized use, contact

For CFSTES curriculum please go to the Professional Certification web page.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Hazardous Materials

Instructor and Evaluator Development

Leadership and Management

NWCG and California Specific



Technical Rescue

Water Rescue