Candidate Physical Ability Test

CVTC will be offering a CPAT exam to anyone interested on August 10th, 2019 at 9am.  To sign up for this exam, please click on the “Click to Register for CPAT Session” button on this page or the home page.  Then click on “9:00am” and fill out the requested information.
The cost of the exam is $150 for candidates that are not current CVTC students.  Cash or Check will be collected at the door of the exam (no credit cards).
Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled CPAT time to fill out paperwork and register.  Candidates will be led on the course by site test proctors on a first come basis.  No candidates will be allowed to register after 10am.
Please call the Jeff Dykes, CPAT Coordinator, at 715-855-7529 with any questions.  Or email him at


The CPAT course is located at CVTC’s Emergency Services Education Center at 3623 Campus Road   Eau Claire, WI  54703


The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is a sequence of eight events requiring you to progress along a predetermined path from event to event in a continuous manner. This test was developed to allow fire departments to find pools of trainable candidates who are physically able to perform essential job tasks at fire scenes.