Training Division - Captain David Rosa Regional Training Center
Directed by a Battalion Chief, the division is also staffed by Fire Captains, a Communications Specialist III, A/V Media Specialist and Editor, and an Administrative Aide. The Training Division is responsible for conducting recruit academies, probationary testing and evaluations, as well as all on-going training and education of fire personnel. A variety of training methods and resources are utilized, including video and technology-based programs. For more information, please visit our Fire Training website at
Regional Training Group (RTG)
The Long Beach Fire Department's RTG representative is a Battalion Chief. As part of the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association, the RTG program is nationally recognized for providing the highest quality, innovative education and training to the region's fire service members through safe, cooperative, sustainable, and equitable partnerships in a consistent, efficient, and effective manner.