State Fire Training - Testing 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 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 below listed 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 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 date has 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.

Testing Schedule

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

Firefighter I & II or Hazardous Materials Written Exams

        March 17th at 5:00pm, HazMat, Payson        
        March 27th at 8:00am, HazMat, Coolidge   
        April 8th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Bellemont
        April 25th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Coolidge   
        April 28th at 5:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Kingman  
        May 4th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix   
        May 2nd at 9:30am, Firefighter, Tucson  
        Avondale TestingWritten tests will be held at the Avondale Office at 10:00AM on the 2nd Tuesday of 
                                       each month in addition to any other times and locations listed above. 

***Contact Melina by email (see above) to schedule at least one week prior to the test date.  No walk-ins will be allowed to test***
 
Firefighter I & II or Hazardous Materials Practical Exams       

        March 17th at 6:00pm, HazMat, Payson  
        March 27th at 10:00am, HazMat, Coolidge   
        April 8th at 10:30am, Firefighter, Bellemont
        April 25th at 11:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Coolidge   
        April 29th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Kingman  
        April 29th at 8:30am, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix   
        May 3rd at 9:30am, Firefighter, Tucson 

***Contact Melina by email (see above) to schedule at least one week prior to the test date.  No walk-ins will be allowed to test***

Other Written Exams

Instructor I, Inspector, Officer I: Only 1.5 hour tests unless otherwise noted.

     March 24th at 2:00pm, Sun City         
     Avondale Testing -  Written tests will be held at the Avondale Office at 10:00AM on the 2nd Tuesday of each                                             month in                                                addition to any other times and locations listed above.

***Contact Melina by email (see above) to schedule at least one week prior to the test date.  No walk-ins will be allowed to test***

***Important Note: written retests for other programs like Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, Fire Inspector, and Fire Instructor may be taken with programs during a Firefighter written test due to the shorter time limit (see schedule for Firefighter written tests above).