203 East Pecan St
Pflugerville, Texas 78660
Administration: (512) 251-2801
Emergencies: 9-1-1




Permit Required

Candidate Physical Ability Test© (CPAT)

Travis County ESD No. 2 is a licensed examiner for the IAFF/IAFC accepted Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).  The District uses the CPAT as an indicator of physical ability during the applicant screening process.  All applicants must pass the CPAT proctored by the District in order to continue through the application process.  The CPAT is provided at no cost to applicants.  A CPAT certified outside the District will not be accepted.  All District proctored CPAT events meet the strict requirements established by the Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Initiative.

Download CPAT Documents
Please click on the following links to learn more abut CPAT:

CPAT Instruction Video

CPAT Orientation Guide

CPAT Manual

CPAT Prep Guide


Successful completion of a test after the Orientation #1 or time practice will be counted as successful completion of the CPAT portion of the testing process and candidates will not have to test further. Failure of a timed practice will not count against participating candidates.
The CPAT will be held at the Pflugerville Fire Department Training Field located at 18412 Cameron Road, Manor TX, 78653.

Orientation #1 – Saturday, October 6, 2018  following written exam
Orientation #2 – Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.

Timed Practice #1 – Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
Timed Practice #2 – Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.

Final Test – Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.

*Candidates that successfully completed a timed practice will not have to participate in the CPAT on Final test day

Candidates must wear long pants compatible with physical activity for the orientations, practices, and test day. All other protective equipment will be provided by the department.