PAT Physical Ability Test

Course Description:  The Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety Entrance Physical Ability Test (EPAT) is based on the fundamental skills of a firefighter that will test a candidate’s strength and cardiovascular endurance. These elements will ensure a candidate has the core, lower and upper body strength with the overall endurance to facilitate key functions over a pre-determined time frame.

**This is a closed session no visitors are allowed on grounds during testing

**Please note that this test is a minimum and does not accurately depict the overall strength and endurance required to successfully perform the tasks of a firefighter throughout the Firefighter I & II program.

Description of the EPAT is located on the Firefighter I & II page, Step 2. 

EPAT Instructional Video 



Appropriate workout clothing

Pre-requisites: - 



Registration is an online process and will require both uploads and information to be completed in the automated system. Please follow all directions to successfully complete your registration. 

Complete Step 1:

After completing Step 1, expect to receive an email within 1-2 business days with instructions for completing Step 2 within your MyCSRIPS portal. You will have 1-2 business days to complete the Step 2 EPAT Application, and the deadline will be specified in the email:

Ensure that your email address has been entered correctly. Also, check your email s SPAM folder regularly.  You are required to complete Step 2 by  the deadline stated in the email.

Do not register at this time if your medical form is not complete, you will only have 1-2 business days to submit the Step 2 Application and required information.

"I hereby certify that I am registering for this class for myself and not on behalf of another person. I understand that creating an account and registering for another individual may result in my disqualification from participating in this course."

By continuing with your application and making payment, you are agreeing to these terms.

The EPAT is a requirement to get into Firefighter I & II and is valid for 6 months.  It must be valid on Day 1 of class.


This course is a prerequisite for
Session ID: Physical Ability Test 2024-09-22
Dates: Sep 22, 2024
Time: Sunday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuition: $65.00
Fees: $0.00
Price: $65.00
Registration Start Date: Jul 29, 2024 07:00 AM
Comments: Full payment is due at time of registration
Students must upload medical form (DFS- K4-1022) after receiving instructions via email, do not register if medical form is not completed.
Additional information will be sent out 2-3 days prior to Entrance PAT
This is a closed session no visitors are allowed on grounds during testing