Scheduled Dates

Firefighter Entry Level Written Tests & CPAT Scheduled

Jan 10, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Practice/Orientation

Jan 24, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Exam

February 1, 2018 (Thurs) - CPAT Practice/Orientation

February 27, 2018 (Tues) - CPAT Exam

March 5, 2018 (Mon) - CPAT Practice/Orientation

March 21, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Exam

April 11, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Practice/Orientation

April 25, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Exam

May 7, 2018 (Mon) - CPAT Practice/Orientation

May 23, 2018 (Wed) - CPAT Exam

Fall 2017 Career Fair / Fire Expo / Women in the Fire Service  September 22 (Saturday)

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

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