What is FOCUS?

FOCUS is the Learning Management System for California State Parks.

The new system combines the data tracking of the Employee Training Management System (ETMS) with online learning.

Aspire is our own platform for submitting internal rosters and sending Instructor Requests.



FOCUS Help Files


Information and FAQs


Non-Parks Employee User Guide

Other user role help files are posted on the intranet.

Job Aids

Bear in Mind FOCUS Registration

FOCUS Course Registration

Submit Proof of Completion

Remove Defensive Driver CPT From a Learner (for Supervisors)

FOCUS Training Videos

Seasonal employees without an @parks.ca.gov email address

External Participant Information

Enrollment Information for Outside Agency Participants

What about the ETMS?

The data from the ETMS was saved and archived, the system is no longer functioning for data entry.

After FOCUS is live for a while, ETMS will be turned off completely.

For access to training records pre-FOCUS please contact FOCUS@parks.ca.gov