Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage
Berkeley Fire Department Recruitment Homepage

CPAT Preparation:

The CPAT Testing Center is an indoor facility and is designed with the firefighter candidate in mind. For a modest registration fee, candidates receive an orientation and a rigorous, professionally run test covering the eight basic skills. For an additional fee, the CPAT equipment will be available to candidates on scheduled practice days.
The International standards of the Candidate Physical Ability Test states that each candidate have the opportunity to attend at least two orientation sessions within 8 weeks prior to taking the test. Additionally, the pre-test program offers each candidate the opportunity to perform at least two timed practice runs prior to the test itself. If you choose not to participate in this pre-test program, you will be required to sign a waiver acknowledging that you are aware of the pre-test program, and have declined to include it in your preparations to complete the CPAT.
For information on financial aid, please contact the California Fire Foundation at (800) 890-3213.

Link to the CPAT website which has all pertinent information for a candidate who wants to prepare for the test, click here....

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