Fire and Life Safety Educator utilizes NFPA 1035 Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator Professional Qualifications (2015) to provide the qualifications for State Fire Training's Fire and Life Safety Certification. These qualifications are documented in the Fire and Life Safety Certification Training Standards (CTS). State Fire Training coordinated the development of the CTS guide, certification and associated curriculum. The Statewide Training and Education Advisory Committee (STEAC) and the State Board of Fire Services (SBFS) recommended these standards and qualifications for adoption by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).

Certification Information

Fire and Life Safety Educator is the only certification in the California Fire and Life Safety Educator professional certification series. The requirements for this certification can be found in the SFT Procedures Manual. The Fire and Life Safety Educator Implementation Plan was developed to provide detailed information regarding how and when the transition to this new certification will go into effect. To apply for this certification, please review and complete the documentation below.

Task Book


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Curriculum Information