Effective June 15, 2020 FPC Training & Certification activities have begun a restart phase following a pause due to COVID-19

Tentative Dates for Future Recruit Classes

 Recruit Class 66

Fall 2020: August 24th – December 4th

Applicant for Class 66 requires a CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) card issued no earlier than August 24, 2018.


Application documents to the Recruit Firefighter Program will be available on this web-page 30 days prior to the start of the program.


Class sizes are limited and preference given to applicants that have been hired or is employed by the sponsoring Fire Department.

Your preparation both physically and academically should start the day you applied for your first Firefighter position.
Prepare yourself for the Academy NOW


Whether preparing for career as a firefighter or a Recruit Firefighter Program, The better your physical condition, the greater the chance your body can adapt to the rigorous training. It is imperative to be in the best shape possible. Candidates (or those who are pursuing a Firefighter Career or on FD hiring list) should refer to the Recruit Firefighter Program Readiness webpage for information.