Exam 2000 / CPAT Officially Announced

On December 14th, the City of New York, Department of Citywide Administrative Services has officially announced that the Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) will be used for FIREFIGHTER Exam No. 2000.  The CPAT, used around the country as a firefighter entrance physical, comes with a 70 percent failure rate. Find out how to pass: click here

It consists of 8 events performed in sequence that must be completed in ten minutes and twenty seconds or less to achieve a passing score. It starts with the Graded Step Mill and a 75 pound workload (weighted vest). Here's a video overview of the national standard CPAT.

For information on how you can begin preparing for CPAT: click here