The spring application period for the 2013 CPAT testing is now open. The closing date for spring 2013 CPAT application is Thursday March 7, 2013.
What is CPAT?
The Candidate Physical Ability Test is a practical exam used to test a candidate's physical ability to perform a job task related to firefighting. CPAT is a physically demanding test that requires a candidate to use his or her physical, mental abilities and, in some cases, balance. The CPAT involves eight events that must be completed in 10 minutes 20 seconds. The CPAT process is used in the selection of firefighters in participating fire agencies throughout the State of Connecticut.
Click Here for CPAT Candidate Informational Letter
Click Here for CPAT Candidate Preparation Guide (31.69 MB large file)
Click Here for CPAT Candidate Orientation Guide (1.48 MB)
Click Here for CPAT Information
Click Here for Schematic Drawing of the CPAT Events
How Do I Apply For the CPAT Test?
To register for CPAT please download and complete the CPAT Application and return it with payment to: Connecticut Fire Academy 34 Perimeter Road Windsor Locks, CT 06096. Applications may also be faxed to 860-654-1889 if payment is made by credit card. Applications will not be accepted over the phone. Incomplete applications will be returned.
Click Here for CPAT Test Schedule
Click Here for CPAT Cancellation Information
Click Here for CPAT Refund Policy
Click Here for CPAT Certificate Replacement Policy
Click Here for CPAT Ceritficate Replacement request form
Click Here for Directions to the Testing Site
Current List of IAFF/IAFC CPAT License holders:
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