CJC will host a Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) Saturday, December 1st. Cost for the test is $100, practice sessions are $40. For more information or to register, call 816-229-9118.
The Candidate Physical Ability Test is a minimum requirement for the Firefighter. The job of a Firefighter is one of the most physically demanding jobs. It requires a high level of cardiopulmonary endurance, muscular strength and muscular endurance. The evolution’s in the CPAT consist of eight critical physical tasks that simulate actual job duties.