The California Conservation Corps is a work force development program that offers life skills training to young men and women to serve in environmental conservation, fire protection and emergency response areas. It has both residential and nonresidential programs and centers. Located in National City, Calif., it is a department within the state resources agency, and is not affiliated with any state and county correctional system. Its training program includes advanced first aid, chainsaw instruction and firefighting. It also assists with drivers' training and Class B and C license instruction in various locations. It works with local and federal agencies, including the city of Milpitas, UC Berkeley, the city of Escondido, the Bureau of Land Management and the Joshua Tree National Park.