News and Events

2020 Career Expos
COVID-19 -- Cal-JAC Offices Closed Until April 1

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), our office will experience an interruption in normal business operations. The Cal-JAC will be closed until April 1,2020 and staff will be working remotely. Should you need timely assistance, please e-mail or call the Cal-JAC office and leave a voicemail at 916-648-1717. Staff will be checking voicemail and responding throughout the day. 

15th Biennial Cal-JAC Conference Highlights Labor-Management Partnership
FCTC South El Monte Now Open for Testing
Apprenticeship Funding Boost in Gov's Budget

The catastrophic fires that closed 2017 are stark reminders of why California firefighters need to stay the best trained in the world. This week, Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal reflected this stark reality, proposing a sizeable boost in funding for apprenticeship 

Cal-JAC to Hold Recruitment Workshop
14th Biennial Cal-JAC Conference Takes Place in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Registration for Summer Career Expos Now Open
Hundreds Attend Cal-JAC’s Spring 2017 Firefighter Career Expos
Two-Day Firefighter Boot Camp Being Held at FCTC Sacramento
Hundreds Attend Cal-JAC’s Spring 2017 Firefighter Career Expos
Cal-JAC Hosts Annual Local Education Agency Day
URVI Enhanced Skills Module Training
Unified Response to Violent Incidents

The course prepares participants to conduct joint-training classes and exercises for local Fire Service first responders and Law Enforcement at active shooter and other violent incidents.

Hundreds of Candidate Turn Out for Cal-JAC's Career Expos
New FCTC Center in San Diego

Would-be California firefighters in San Diego County can now take written and CPAT close to home at the new FCTC Center at Miramar College. Find out if you've got what it takes! 

13th Biennial Cal-JAC Conference Takes Place in Rancho Mirage, Calif.

For more than three decades, the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Cal-JAC) has been on the cutting edge of apprenticeship, training and recruitment efforts, helping make California’s fire service the envy of the nation.

Dates Announced for CFFJAC Career Expos

Would-be firefighters will get an up-close look at what it takes to become a first responder later this summer, when the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CFFJAC) hosts its annual Career Expos.

TCM Training Offered Through Target Solutions

The groundbreaking terrorism response training developed by the California Fire Fighters Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CFFJAC) is now available at a second online location.

CFFJAC’s Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Launches New Web Site

The Firefighter Candidate Testing Center is the one-stop testing and hiring resource for firefighter candidates and fire departments. The center brings together fair, validated written and CPAT testing, document validation and a statewide eligibility list used to fill workforce vacancies across the state.