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. AzSTARS EIN Number (or ERMA 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)

    Sept 20th at 6:00pm, Firefighter & HazMat, Taylor  
    Sept 23rd at 9:00am, HazMat, Avondale  
  

    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)

      Sept 23rd at 8:30am, Tucson
      Sept 24th at 8:30am, Tucson
      Sept 24th at 9:30am, Tempe
      Sept 26th at 3:00pm, Prescott Valley
      Sept 27th at 9:00am, Tucson
      Sept 30th at 9:00am, Sun City
 

    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:       

    Sept 21st at 8:00am, Firefighter & HazMat, Taylor 
    Sept 23rd at 10:30, HazMat, Avondale   


FIRE INSTRUCTOR I PRACTICAL EXAM PRESENTATIONS:

    Sept 23rd at 10:00am, Tucson 
    Sept 24th at 10:00am, Tucson  
    Sept 26th at 9:00am, Prescott Valley  
    Sept 27th at 10:00am, Tucson  
    Sept 27th at 10:00am, Sun City  
        
    
***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***