City of Dothan Candidate Physical Ability Testing

Are you ready to take the next step towards becoming a firefighter?

The Dothan Fire Department is excited to offer the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) program, designed to assess your physical fitness and readiness for the demands of firefighting. Aspiring firefighters like you play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our community, and we’re here to support you on your journey.

What is CPAT?

CPAT is a standardized physical ability test specifically tailored to evaluate the physical fitness of firefighter candidates. Developed by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), CPAT simulates the physical tasks commonly encountered in firefighting operations.

Why CPAT with Us?

At the Dothan Fire Department, we are committed to helping you succeed. Our CPAT program offers:

  • Professional Guidance: Our experienced trainers will guide you through every step of the CPAT process, providing valuable insights and support to help you perform at your best…

How to Get Started:

  1. Register: Sign up for our CPAT program and reserve your spot in our upcoming training sessions.

  2. Train: Participate in our comprehensive training sessions led by our expert instructors, focusing on the specific tasks and techniques assessed in the CPAT exam.

  3. Prepare: Practice regularly and follow our training guidelines to build your strength, endurance, and confidence leading up to the exam.

  4. Excel: On test day, give it your all and demonstrate your readiness to tackle the physical challenges of firefighting.

Join Us:

Embark on your firefighting journey with the Dothan Fire Department. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or new to fitness training, our CPAT program is designed to help you succeed. Take the first step towards achieving your dream of becoming a firefighter and serving your community with pride.

Contact Us:

Have questions or ready to get started? Reach out to our CPAT program coordinators for more information on registration, training schedules, and program details.

Share this page