The application period for the Fall 2013 CPAT is now closed.
2013 CPAT applications will no longer be accepted.
IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR CONFIRMATION LETTER BY 14 DAYS AFTER THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOU MUST CONTACT THE CONNECTICUT FIRE ACADEMY TRAINING REGISTRAR (860-627-6363 extension 238 or direct dial 860-264-9238) TO CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE REGISTERED. FAILURE TO MAKE THIS INQUIRY IN A TIMELY FASHION MAY PREVENT YOU FROM TESTING DURING THE FALL 2013 TEST CYCLE.
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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