Preparing For a Non-Written Firefighter Training Exam

Preparing For a Non-Written Firefighter Training Exam

We’ve already covered what you can expect during the psychological exam and the written portion of the firefighter examination so now we are going to dive into the details on each exercise you can expect to participate in when going through the candidate physical ability test otherwise known as the CPAT.  The CPAT can be [...]

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Firefighting Training Expectations

Firefighting Training Expectations

You might already be fully educated about what to expect during your Written Exam, and your Non-Written exam portions that include your medical physical and your CPAT success rate.  What you haven't read is what to expect in your daily life when you show up to the Fire Academy for your Firefighter Certification (AKA Firefighter I training [...]

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Firefighter Training Requirements

Firefighter Training Requirements

Becoming a Firefighter is not for everyone, this much is clear.  You have to be someone with drive, persistence, stamina and a strong mental constitution to even think about taking on this challenging career.  There are so many different factors that impact you as a firefighter and no amount of training can truly prepare you [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Oregon

How To Become a Firefighter in Oregon

The state of Oregon boasts one of the most heavily wooded areas in the nation.  There are countless state parks and National forests all over the state.  Oregon also has several areas that are considered a high desert type climate that get minimal rainfall making them very dangerous areas for forest fires.  While the state [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in New York

How To Become a Firefighter in New York

On September 11th, 2001 Firefighters, Police Officers and service personnel in service all received the shock of their lifetimes when two planes crashed into the twin towers in New York City.  When the planes crashed into the twin towers, service personnel across the entire state were recruited to come and assist in the rescue of [...]

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