Certification Exam Information & Schedule

TESTING ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to test, candidates must have successfully completed an approved Arizona Certification Program within the past year. Candidates have 3 attempts within one year, to pass certification testing after completing a certification program.  If unsuccessful after 3 attempts a candidate must complete another program to test.

Test dates and times are subject to change  

To schedule a test, please contact Melina Joya at melina.joya@azcfse.org , at least 10 days prior to the date you select below, and include the following information: 
  1. Name
  2. EIN
  3. Phone Number
  4. Email address
  5. Program Sponsor (Community College or Department that conducted your program or academy)
  6. What date/location do you want to schedule for (See schedule below)?
  7. Type of Exam needed (i.e. Firefighter I, HazMat FRA & FRO, Firefighter I & II, Fire Instructor I…)
  8. Written/Practical Skills or both? (Practical Skills would apply to Firefighter & HazMat only)
No walk-ins will be allowed to test. Refer to the schedule below for available test dates/locations


IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TESTING OPPORTUNITIES
The majority of testing opportunities are held in May and December as the semesters end.  Testing dates/locations are only added to this schedule after dates have been confirmed.  Check back often as this schedule is updated as testing opportunities become available.


CERTIFICATION EXAM SCHEDULE

Important note:  The Certification Exam Schedule is updated as dates/locations become available

FIREFIGHTER I & II OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WRITTEN EXAMS:
         (Test candidates are provided 2.5 hours to take a Firefighter exam and 1 hour for HazMat)


    April 26th at 6:00pm, Firefighter, Winslow  
    May 1st at 8:30am, HazMat, Flagstaff   
    May 2nd at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix  
    May 2nd at 6:30pm, Firefighter, Glendale  
    May 3rd at 6:00pm, Firefighter, Bullhead City   
    May 4th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Amado   
    May 8th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Mesa   
    May 10th at 6:00pm, Firefighter, Flagstaff   
    May 10th at 4:00pm, Firefighter, Sierra Vista   
    May 10th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Cottonwood  
    May 11th at 9:00am, HazMat, Glendale  
    May 11th at 8:30am, Firefighter, Payson  
    May 13th at 9:00am, HazMat, Mesa   
    May 15th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson  
    May 17th at 5:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Globe  
    May 17th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Taylor  
    May 17th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Bagdad  
    

    Monthly Written Exams - Written exams for ALL levels will be held at the AZCFSE Avondale office at 10:00am on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. There will be no testing            scheduled in September due to the State Fire School.  Practical Skills exams are not available at AzCFSE's Avondale office. 

***Contact Melina by email (see above) to schedule at least 10 days prior to the date you select from this schedule.  
No walk-ins will be allowed to test***
 
 ADDITIONAL WRITTEN EXAMS FOR FIRE INSTRUCTOR, FIRE INSPECTOR, FIRE OFFICER OR FIRE INVESTIGATOR:
 (Test candidates are provided 1.5 hours for all other exams, unless noted otherwise)

      May 3rd at 10:00am, Prescott   

    Monthly Written Exams - Written exams for ALL levels will be held at the AZCFSE Avondale office at 10:00am on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. There will be no testing            scheduled in September due to the State Fire School.  Practical Skills exams are not available at AzCFSE's Avondale office. 


No other written exams are confirmed at this time.  Check back often as this schedule is updated as testing opportunities become available.    

***Important Note: Written retests for Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations, Fire Inspector, Fire Instructor, Fire Officer or Fire Investigator may be taken during a scheduled Firefighter written exam due to their shorter time limits (see schedule for Firefighter written tests above).    


FIREFIGHTER I & II OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS PRACTICAL EXAMS:       

    April 27th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Winslow  
    May 1st at 9:30am, HazMat, Flagstaff   
    April 27th at 8:30am, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix  
    May 6th at 6:00pm, Firefighter, Glendale  
    May 4th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Bullhead City   
    May 4th at 11:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Amado   
    May 10th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Mesa    
    May 11th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Flagstaff   
    May 11th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Sierra Vista  
    May 11th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Cottonwood    
    May 11th at 10:00am, HazMat, Glendale    
    May 11th at 11:00am, Firefighter, Payson   
    May 13th at 10:00am, HazMat, Mesa  
    May 18th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson  
    May 18th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Globe  
    May 18th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Taylor    
    May 18th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Bagdad  


FIRE INSTRUCTOR I PRACTICAL EXAM PRESENTATIONS:

    No Presentations scheduled at this time

***Contact Melina by email (see above) to schedule at least 10 days prior to the date you would like to test.  
No walk-ins will be allowed to test***