Pre-Employment Testing

The Fire Science Training Center at Indian River State College now offers the National Firefighter Selection Inventory and Treasure Coast Physical Agility Test (TC-PAT) pre-employment examinations through a collaborative agreement with the Treasure Coast Fire Chiefs Association.  Individuals who successfully complete both assessments will be placed on an employment elligibility list for local agencies.
 
National Firefighter Selection Inventory

The NFSI is a computerized test that contains both cognitive and behavioral orientation components.

Test length: 2 ½ hours / 155 questions.

Study guides may be purchased from http://www.publicsafetyrecruitment.com/

You are required to pay a fee of $40.00 for the NFSI test.

Your paid receipt and your driver's license are required for entrance into the exam. No one will be admitted if either of these documents is missing. All testing will be held at the Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex in the Vernon Smith Building, Room 203.

Click here for exam dates and to register

For additional questions about the test or test day procedures please contact Sara Peterson at speterso@irsc.edu

 

TC-PAT
Test Day Procedures:

  • Please be present for the 8:30am test 15 minutes early to allow for check-in. No one will be admitted to the testing area after 8:30 pm.
  • Please be present for the 1:30pm test 15 minutes early to allow for check-in. No one will be admitted to the testing area after 1:30pm
  • Drivers license and paid receipt are required for admittance
  • No personal items will be allowed in the testing area, including newspapers, backpacks, books, hats, purses, electronic equipment, cell phones, beverages, etc.

For additional questions about the test or test day procedures please contact Chief Michael Kemp mkemp@irsc.edu 

 
For a complete description of the TC-PAT tasks in PDF format click here.
  • What to bring: t-shirt (non offensive writing), long pants, running shoes, gloves (baseball or workout with fingers covered) and water.