Overview of Physical Agility Test Video Examples of Each Agility Test
In order to be considered for selection, firefighter applicants must pass the physical agility test (PAT). This test consists of a series of physical tasks, such as running and doing push-ups and pull-ups.
Applicants are advised to prepare for the agility test for purposes of safety as well as to enhance their chance for a higher score. With adequate preparation, the average healthy, fit individual should be able to complete the test safely and satisfactorily. During testing, all procedures will be explained in detail and demonstrated if necessary.