Firefighter Testing

The Candidate Physical Ability (CPAT) Test ensures that all firefighter candidates possess the physical ability to complete critical tasks effectively and safely.
Fire Service Joint Labor-Management Candidate Physical Ablity Test (Video)
Candidate Physical Ability Test (PDF)
AFD CPAT Orientation Guide
AFD CPAT Preparation Guide

Additional Resources

NFPA 1582, Chapter 6 Medical Evaluations of Candidates
Firefighter Study Guide

Additional Information

  • The next scheduled Firefighter Recruitment Exam will be October 30, 2020.
  • Applications must be received before September 25, 2020 in order to be considered for the October 30 exam. 
  • Qualified candidates will receive a letter via email regarding the Firefighter exam at the end of September. Be sure you have a valid email address on your application. 
  • To apply click here -


Next Firefighter I Exam TBD