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
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts / Sweats
  • Sneakers with good ankle support
Gloves (Extrication, Mechanics or Workout) are recommended  
Appropriate food and water

Pre-requisites: - 
  • Completed medical form (the required medical form is located under Resources, Documents & Forms) 
    •  Medical Forms are only valid for 6 months and must be current for Day 1 of class.
    •  Medical Forms require Medical Office Stamp.  
  • Copy of your Drivers License (or birth certificate as proof of age) 
  • Non-refundable $65.00 tuition. 


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

Complete Step 1:

  • Select your course below. (You will only be able to select and register for a course at/after the Registration Start Date and Time. If you are not able to select the course, registration may have closed, or the course is full.) 
  • Sign in using your MyCSRIPS username and password (returning student) or create a MyCSRIPS login (new student)
  • Pay Registration Fee

After completing Step 1, you will receive an email within 24 hours with instructions for completing Step 2 within your MyCSRIPS portal:

  • Accept Release/Waivers
  • Provide Emergency Contact
  • Upload completed Medical Form
  • Upload Driver’s License

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 of the registration day.

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 2023-05-07
Dates: May 7, 2023
Time: Sunday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuition: $65.00
Fees: $0.00
Price: $65.00
Registration Start Date: Mar 27, 2023 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 and test time will be sent out 2-3 days prior to Entrance PAT This is a closed session no visitors are allowed on grounds during testing