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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Unit Chief Presents J.A.C. Certificates

CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit Chief Tim McClelland presented three Joint Apprenticeship Committee (JAC) certificates today, Tuesday, March 26, 2012. The presentations were made during the Continuing Professional Training class being held at Headquarters. the certificates were presented to Tom Burrascano, Michael Watanabe and Randy Pritchard.

Pictured below are Tom Burrascano, Michael Watanabe, and Randy Pritchard with Chief McClelland.


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.