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 Rd.,  Hutchinson, KS  67501.  For more information contact HCC Fire:  620-728-4460 or 728-4465.

Test Dates

(Costs: $85 CPAT & $40 Written. Candidates must make an online payment .  See Registration details below.  Deadline is 2 weeks prior to the test date). For more information or help, please contact HCC Fire:  620-728-4460.

August 28, 2015  (Registration payment due by August 14, 2015)

November 20, 2015  (Registration payment due by November 6, 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)

August 7, 2015

August 14, 2015

October 30, 2015

November 6, 2015


To register and pay for the CPAT test(s), you must make an online payment.  We are currently not accepting payments for the August 28th test date.  Please check back at a later date.