The Fire Department's Training Division serves as the central hub for personnel training, recruitment, EMS training, testing, and program development for its members.. Managed by a Division Chief, this division consists of:
The drill grounds include areas for:
Classrooms and drill grounds are available to public safety agencies when not in use by the department.
Coach and develop new recruits during a 16-week Academy with 640 hours of instruction in basic firefighting skills. New recruits receive certification for:
Coordinates EMS-related issues including training and continuing education for CPR, PALS, ACLS, EMT-1, and Paramedic recertification.
Manages emergency and non-emergency communications and acts as liaison for contract agencies.
Coordinates programs, training, and continuing education for:
Serves as Incident Safety Officers at all Multiple Alarm incidents.
Provides new policy and updates regarding equipment, techniques, and programs.
Creates photo and video support for training and emergency incidents.
Distributes and monitors safety equipment and clothing.
Provides California Department of Motor Vehicles Class B testing and monitors new engineers and manipulative testing.
Oversees auxiliary firefighter training and equipment.
Maintains and monitors long- and short-range contracts within areas of responsibility.
Monitors state legislation affecting the department and the fire service in general.
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/25/2015