Pre-Employment Testing

 
The Fire Science Training Center at Indian River State College 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.
 

The NFSI is a computerized test that contains both cognitive and behavioral orientation components. Please check with the agency you are applying for to see if this is a required part of the application process.

Test length 

2 ½ hours / 155 questions.

Cost

$40.00 per attempt

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.

 

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

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

The Treasure Coast Physical Agility Test is a requirement for the application process of Treasure Coast fire districts. Completion certificates will be sent out to those that completed the test with a passing time.
 

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.
What to Bring/Wear
  • T-Shirt (Non-Offensive Writing)
  • Long Pants
  • Running Shoes
  • Gloves (Baseball or Workout with Fingers Covered)
  • Water
Cost
 
$60.00 per attempt

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