2016-2017 Catalog

EMSP 1471 Candidate Physical Ability Test

2.0 - 4.5 - 3.5


(3) Proof of 18 years of age; high school diploma or GED; and signed waivers for participation in CPAT - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

The job of a firefighter is a physically demanding job. It requires high levels of cardiopulmonary endurance, muscular strength, and muscular endurance. This test is designed to allow the candidate to prove the physical ability required to perform the duties of a firefighter. Upon completion of a successful test, the candidate has the certification that fire departments require to hire and train the candidate.