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Firefighter Physical Aptitude Evaluation


  • Applicants should register only with the department they are applying to. Please do not register for dates or times assigned to departments other than the one you are applying for
    • If you are applying to multiple departments you can book up to one test in each separate job competition.
    • If you are successful, the results are valid for up to 6 months. You can purchase a "results transfer" to avoid having to repeat the test before it expires (Note: some departments use different expiry periods so it is important to check with the department you are applying with to confirm the period of time they consider results are valid for)
    • If you have booked two or more tests for separate departments and you pass on one of the earlier attempts you will not receive a full refund for subsequent cancellations.
  • NEW: When booking you will be asked to select either a MORNING or AFTERNOON appointment.
    • Your exact start time will be assigned to you and sent to you via the email address you provide after registration closes.
      • When you book a MORNING appointment your exact start time will be assigned. It will be one of the following times: 0800, 0830, 0915, 1000, or 1045.
      • When you book an AFTERNOON appointment your exact start time will be assigned. It will be one of the following times: 1130, 1215, 1300, or 1330.
        Remember that the duration of the entire evaluation is approximately 4 hours.
  • On the day of your test please confirm with the testing staff which department(s) you will be applying to. on the day of your test
  • Registration fee is $370.00 + GST
  • Registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. In the event you are unable to complete your test due to a medical issue, a 50% refund may be issued. Please contact firetest@ualberta.ca 
  • DO NOT cancel your appointment online. You will be charged a 100% non-refundable cancellation fee. If there is an issue with your appointment, contact firetest@ualberta.ca 



  •  An online COVID-19 pre-screening form must be completed 48-72 hours before your test. The pre-screening form can be found on UAB.CA/FireTest.
  •  A completed Medical Clearance and Waiver MUST be completed and uploaded at the end of the COVID-19 pre-screening form. .  
  • Detailed test information and COVID-19 operating procedures can be found on UAB.CA/FireTest.


Questions regarding testing can be directed to firetest@ualberta.ca. For registration or payment assistance, please contact activityreg@ualberta.ca. 


Firefighter Physical Aptitude Evaluation - Red Deer ONLY

Registration opens on March 20 at 9:00AM and closes on April 14 at 3:00PM.