The California American Fire Sprinkler Association (CAFSA) Apprenticeship Training Program

CAFSA Apprenticeship

Setting High Standards for the Fire Protection Industry

About Us

The California American Fire Sprinkler Association, CAFSA, apprenticeship program is approved through the State of California’s Division of Apprenticeship Standards and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Training, Education and Labor (OATELS).

Why Join CAFSA?

Meet the challenge of technical excellence and consumer value by enrolling your employees in the CAFSA State and Federally approved Apprenticeship Program. By utilizing CAFSA’s 9000-hour (five-year) apprenticeship program, your company can be confident of building a quality-oriented and skilled workforce that will ensure the continued success of your business well into the 21st Century.


Using the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and American Fires Sprinkler Association curriculum, the CAFSA five-year training regimen will assist you in developing skills that will make you more profitable and provide you with a pathway to success in the fastest growing construction trade in the nation.

CAFSA Training Program

The California American Fire Sprinkler Association (CAFSA) Apprenticeship Training Program is an equal opportunity career path for both men and women.

Using training materials developed by the American Fire Sprinkler Association in conjunction with the CAFSA’s own Technical Education Committee’s twenty-one interactive DVD Training modules, apprentices can combine their on-the-job training with a state-of-the art combination of media based training and one-on-one supervision by veteran journeymen and supervisorial personnel.

Whether you’re an entry level crafts-person wanting to join the state’s fastest growing construction industry trade group, or a small, medium, or large fire sprinkler contractor wishing to upgrade the skills and productivity of your field personnel, the California American Fire Sprinkler Association can assist you in reaching your goals.