Effective 1/1/2012 (AB 1346) passed. This bill would require individuals desiring to be certified to submit an application for examination and certification that includes an employment history report from the Social Security Administration as proof of employment http://www.socialsecurity.gov/online/ssa-7050.pdf. (On the SSA form 7050choose the #1 option for Certified/Non-certified Detailed Earnings Information that includes periods of employment or self-employment and the names and addresses of employers).
Social Security Administration may charge a fee for this report. You may obtain Form SSA-7050-F4 with an included fee schedule. Note: Please remember to also attach your $175.00 fee for your Application for Examination and Certification.
EXAM CODE BOOKS – Updated as of January
As of January 1, 2017 – the State of California Department of Industrial Relations is using the of the NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2016 edition and the NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code 2014 Edition for the California State certification exam.
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
(For Technicians seeking their Fire/Life Safety Certification Renewal)
WBFAA Members Visit www.wbfaatraining.net for access to online continuing education courses.
|All WBFAA UATC Continued Education Courses are accepted by the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) as valid Continued Education for Fire/Life Safety Certification Renewal|
|Individuals who successfully complete a WBCEH Course will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course|
|All WBCEH Courses are free of charge to any technician who is enrolled in the WBFAA UATC Journeyman Program.|