Scheduled Dates

CPAT - Miramar has suspended offering CPAT. Please visit for opportunites at other locations as they become available.

Firefighter Candidate Testing Center & CPAT

Are you ready to take the next steps in your quest to become a firefighter? Don't miss your opportunity to take FCTC CPAT and written test, an important step in qualifying for the Statewide Eligibility List.

What is FCTC s Statewide Eligibility List?

FCTC maintains a list of eligible candidates to be used by California fire departments during their hiring process. is your one-stop resource for information, requirements, testing and finding a job as a firefighter.


Individuals who can demonstrate a financial hardship may apply for a grant through the California Fire Foundation. Please complete both the CA Fire Foundation Grant Application and the FCTC Registration Form.  

Set up your candidate profile today!

You must set up your profile to establish an account. Once your account is established, you can find out about upcoming tests in your area and upload documents.

Firefighter Candidate Testing Center