Specialized Training

A Corpsmember sprays water over a field while holding a firehose. More Corpsmembers watch.

Corpsmembers from the Inland Empire Center’s BLM Fire Crew learn how to use a wildland firefighter hose during a training exercise near Lake Mathews, CA.

Most specialized training in the CCC is connected to Corpsmember work projects and emergency response activities.

Corpsmembers receive both “On-the-Job” and formal training. Examples of available training include:

  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • OSHA 10 and 30
  • Emergency Camp Support
  • Floodfighting Techniques
  • Firefighting Techniques
  • Forestry/Fire Hazard Reduction
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • Trail Structures, Construction & Maintenance
  • Construction & Trades
  • Energy Audits and Retrofits
  • EV Charging and Solar
  • California Naturalist Program
  • Plant Identification
  • Culinary Training

Corpsmembers who promote within the CCC mentor other Corpsmembers. Crew Leaders receive training in crew supervision. Specialists receive training in specialized areas such as automotive maintenance, culinary arts, and supply management.

The CCC also assists qualified Corpsmembers in acquiring a Commercial Class C license with Passenger Endorsements.