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Thursday, March 17, 2011

CAL FIRE Unit Chief Presents JAC Certificates

CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit Chief Doug McKain presented two Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC) certificates Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The presentations were made to Fire Apparatus Engineer/Paramedic Grant Malinowski and Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Acevedo. The afternoon ceremony was conducted at Highland Fire Station #3.

Pictured below are FAE/Paramedic Grant Malinowski and FF/Paramedic Ryan Acevedo with Chief McKain

The apprenticeship training program consists of academy training followed by specific instruction that relates to and supplements what was taught in the academy. The program provides true-life experiences through on the job training. CAL FIRE has three year apprenticeship programs for the classifications of Fire Fighter II and Fire Apparatus Engineer.