CA Health & Safety Code Section 13159.1


The State Fire Marshal shall establish additional training standards that include the criteria for curriculum content recommended by the Emergency Response Training Advisory Committee established pursuant to Section 8588.10 of the Government Code, involving the responsibilities of first responders to terrorism incidents and to address the training needs of those identified as first responders.


The State Fire Marshal shall contract with the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Program for the development of curriculum content criteria specified in subdivision (a).


Every paid and volunteer firefighter assigned to field duties in a state or local fire department or fire protection or firefighting agency may receive the appropriate training described in this section. Pertinent training previously completed by any jurisdiction’s firefighters and meeting the training standards of this section may be submitted to the State Fire Marshal to assess its content and determine whether it meets the training requirements prescribed by the State Fire Marshal.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 13159.1’s source at ca​.gov