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California Specialized Training Institute

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Established in 1971, the California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) has delivered highly acclaimed, much needed training to tens of thousands of students. CSTI delivers specialized training throughout California, offering more than a hundred course titles in the areas of emergency management, criminal justice and homeland security, hazardous materials, disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, and crisis communications.

CSTI delivers training to state and local government agencies, tribal organizations, businesses, non-profit organizations, and numerous other organizations. CSTI offers a variety of training for entry-level, mid-career, senior management, and executive level professionals.

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Criminal Justice / Homeland Security Program

CJ Programs and Terrorism Specialist Certificate

Emergency Management Program

Credentialing, Certificates, and Outreach Program

Exercise Program

IPP, HSEEP, and Resources for Exercise Practitioners

Hazardous Materials Program

Outreach Program, ProBoard, and Refresher Training

State Training Office

State and Federal Training Resources

CSTI Training Portal

Visit the CSTI Learning Management System to browse hundreds of training courses, register and learn.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Business Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Office: (805) 594-2100
Email: CSTIInfo@pfwt.caloes.ca.gov

CSTI Campus Information

CSTI Campus Information

10 Sonoma Avenue, Building 904
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-7605