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

        April 28th at 5:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Kingman   
        April 28th at 5:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Yuma  
        May 4th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix   
        May 2nd at 9:30am, Firefighter, Tucson  
        May 4th at 6:30pm, Firefighter, Glendale
        May 5th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Sierra Vista
        May 6th at 9:00am, HazMat, Glendale  
        May 10th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson   
        May 10th at 9:00am, Firefighter, Mesa   
        May 12th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Prescott Valley  
        May 12th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, St. Johns   
        May 18th at 9:00am, Firefighter, Payson   
        May 18th at 9:00am, HazMat, Mesa  
        May 19th at 6:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Taylor  
        May 20th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Globe  
        May 27th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Winslow  
        June 2nd at 2:00pm, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson  
        June 8th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Tucson  
        June 23rd at 5:00pm, Firefighter, Sahuarita (near 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       

        April 29th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Kingman   
        April 29th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Yuma     
        April 29th at 8:30am, Firefighter and HazMat, Phoenix   
        May 2nd at 11:30am, Firefighter, Tucson 
        May 6th at 10:00am, HazMat, Glendale  
        May 6th at 7:00am, Firefighter, Sierra Vista  
        May 8th at 6:00pm, Firefighter, Glendale    
        May 8th at 9:00am, Firefighter, Mesa   
        May 13th at 9:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson
        May 13th at 9:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Cottonwood
        May 13th at 8:30am, Firefighter and HazMat, St. Johns    
        May 18th at 11:00am, Firefighter, Payson   
        May 18th at 10:00am, HazMat, Mesa  
        May 20th at 8:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Taylor  
        May 20th at 10:00am, Firefighter, Globe  
        May 27th at 10:00am, Firefighter, Winslow   
        June 3rd at 7:00am, Firefighter and HazMat, Tucson  
        June 7th at 8:00am, Firefighter, Tucson
        June 24th at 9:00am, Firefighter, Sahuarita (near 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.

     May 2nd at 9:00am, Tucson (1 hour test only)  
     May 3rd at 10:30am, Goodyear  
     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).