The CPAT is a sequence of 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 obtain pools of trainable candidates who are physically able to perform essential job tasks at fire scenes.  Testing is done at our Fire Science East facility, 11319 S. Halstead.  IMPORTANT - Candidates must complete the registration process as outlined at the bottom of this page before attempting to pay for testing.

Test Dates

(Costs: $85 CPAT & $40 Written. Candidates must complete the registration process as listed at the bottom of this page prior to attempting to pay.  Payments cannot be processed without a valid registration on file.)   

April 3, 2015 (Call 620-665-3509 to make payment. Deadline to make payment:  March 20, 2015)

August 28, 2015

November 20, 2015




Orientation Dates

Start Time:  9:00 a.m.

Location:   11319 S. Halstead Rd.,  Hutchinson, KS 67501


June 26, 2015

July 10, 2015

October 2, 2015

October 9, 2015



Practice Dates

(8:30-11:30 am each day - Located at 11319 S. Halstead Rd., Hutchinson, KS)

  (please email  if you plan to attend)


March 6, 2015

August 9, 2015

August 14, 2015

October 30, 2015

November 6, 2015




After candidate completes an E-Application at, the candidate will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of application, dates of orientation and practice tests, and testing events. Candidates must complete the Public Safety application.  Payment is required for testing slot.