4 Tex. Admin. Code § 229.3 - Approval of Continuing Fire Training Activity

(a) For a training activity to be approved as eligible for CFT hours, the activity must be submitted to the Board, Board Chairman, or a Lead Burn Instructor for approval.
(b) To be approved a sponsor must:
(1) demonstrate that the CFT activity was conducted by a qualified instructor;
(2) provide information demonstrating that the activity has significant educational or practical content to ensure competency of participants;
(3) utilize a Board-approved record keeping procedure to record attendance;
(4) in addition to the requirements in § 226.6 of this title (relating to Renewal of Certification), demonstrate that all CFT activities relate to prescribed burning and will cover one or more of the following topics:
(A) safety factors;
(B) environmental consequences;
(C) burning techniques;
(D) equipment characteristics;
(E) advanced technology; or
(F) other.
(c) All CFT activities must comply with applicable federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for access to activities.
(d) The Board, Board Chairman, or a Lead Burn Instructor will respond within 10 business days of receipt of the application and approve, deny, or request additional information from the sponsor.
(e) Approval of CFT activities is valid for twelve months from the date of approval.


4 Tex. Admin. Code § 229.3
The provisions of this §229.3 adopted to be effective March 30, 2014, 39 TexReg 2281; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 41, Number 37, September 9, 2016, TexReg 7076, eff. 9/18/2016; Amended by Texas Register, Volume 48, Number 20, May 19, 2023, TexReg 2570, eff. 5/25/2023

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