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 to test, please contact Melina Joya by email at: 
melina.joya@azcfse.org ,at least 10 days prior to your requested test date, and include the information listed below: 
  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 will be in May and December as the semesters end.  Testing is only added to this schedule after the dates have been confirmed, usually several weeks prior to the test.  Check back often as this schedule is usually updated monthly when there are testing opportunities available.


CERTIFICATION EXAM SCHEDULE

Important note:  When additional testing opportunities become available, they will be posted here.

FIREFIGHTER I & II OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WRITTEN EXAMS:
         (Test times are 2.5 hours for firefighter and 1 hour for HazMat)

    March 30th at 8:30am, HazMat, Payson  


OTHER WRITTEN EXAM OPPORTUNITIES:

    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.  No practical exams will occur during the monthly AZCFSE Avondale testing. 

***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***
 
 ADDITIONAL WRITTEN EXAMS FOR FIRE INSTRUCTOR, FIRE INSPECTOR, FIRE OFFICER OR FIRE INVESTIGATOR:
 (Test times are 1.5 hours, unless noted otherwise)

No other written exams are confirmed at this time.  Check back often for additional testing opportunities.    

***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:       
   
     March 30th at 9:30am, HazMat, Payson  


***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***