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.

**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. 
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: - In order to submit an application for the PAT, you must upload a completed medical form (the required medical form is located under Resurces, Documents & Forms), a copy of your FLDL, complete the release and waiver and pay the non-refundable $65.00 tuition
COVID-19 Disclaimer:   
Thank you for applying to CSRIPS during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are sure this was not a decision you made lightly.  As a first responder, this pandemic will be something that we continue to deal with each and every day. 

Your first day of class is quickly approaching.  It is your responsibility to communicate to the staff should you be diagnosed, exposed or feel ill prior to the beginning of Day 1.  Not communicating with the staff, showing up to class not feeling well or being exposed and not communicating shall result in dismissal with no option to re-enroll in a future class.

All students, staff and instructors are required to complete a daily check in process when onsite.  This process, along with the rules and regulations, will be communicated to you after acceptance into the program. 

As a reminder, the CSRIPS Health and Safety Plan is always available for you to review on our website. 

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
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