NWCG position task books (PTBs) are a key component of the qualification process for specified NWCG positions. The PTB provides an observable, measurable, and standardized means to evaluate and document trainee proficiency. Evaluation Records and PTB Verification/Certifications may be completed in hard copy or electronically provided all documentation is available to the Evaluator.
NWCG training supports position performance for personnel mobilized to wildland fires and other all-hazard incidents.
Each year, the Cal-JAC helps California Fire Departments fund and deliver more than a million hours of training and education. In addition to local apprentice training, the Cal-JAC actively seeks ways to develop flexible and effective training resources to meet the challenges facing California's fire service
California State Fire Training (SFT) is the OSFM division that establishes, develops, and delivers standardized training and education for the California fire service. The State Fire Training website serves as a valuable resource and a one-stop-shop for all things related to the State Fire Training. Check this website regularly as content is updated periodically or follow us on social media.
The FIRESCOPE program originated in Southern California, organized under the acronym, “FIrefighting REsources of Southern California Organized for Potential Emergencies” in 1972. By legislative action, the FIRESCOPE Board of Directors and the Office of Emergency Services Fire and Rescue Service Advisory Committee were consolidated into a working partnership on September 10, 1986. This consolidation represents all facets of local, rural, and metropolitan fire departments, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and federal fire agencies.
The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California.
The Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services (S-SV EMS) Agency is a Joint Powers Agency (JPA) founded in 1975. The JPA Governing Board consists of a County Supervisor for each S-SV EMS member county. Pursuant to California Government Code (Section 6500, et seq.) and California Health & Safety Code (Section 1797.200), S-SV EMS serves as the the designated local EMS agency (LEMSA) for the counties of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, and Yuba. The S-SV EMS ten member counties have a combined population of approximately 1,300,000.