Applicants with current CPAT certification shall have priority over those without CPAT certification for entry into the St. Louis County Fire Academy.
Applicants without CPAT certification will be allowed entry into the Fire Academy but must pass the CPAT in order to graduate with their respective class.
Candidates who do not pass the CPAT prior to completing the ninth (9th) week of their Academy training will not be eligible to sit for any of the final exams, will not graduate with their class, and must repeat the entire course at their own expense to obtain St. Louis County certification.
The CPAT offered at the St. Louis County Fire Academy is ONLY for those individuals seeking employment within the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
Pre-registration is required. Call Betty at 314-889-8670 to register. (There is no online registration.) Effective with the May 19, 2020 session and until further notice, we will have three (3) time slots for each session. Those times are 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. We will fill the 9:00 am session first, then 11:00 am and then 1:00 pm, if needed.
EFFECTIVE APRIL 21, 2020, THE CPAT FEE IS $125.00.
CPAT testing is offered twice a month (SUBJECT TO CHANGE). The location is: St. Louis County Fire Academy, 1266 Sutter Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63133.
You must arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time for sign-in/check-in for ALL CPAT sessions whether it’s your first session or a return session.