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



CPAT Orientation #1 – Saturday, February 29, 2020  

CPAT Orientation #2 – Saturday, March 14, 2020

CPAT Timed Practice #1 – Saturday, May 16, 2020

CPAT Timed Practice #2 – Saturday, May 30, 2020

CPAT Final Test – Saturday, June 6, 2020