Choosing the PAT for your entry-level firefighter recruitment gives you a professionally developed and thoroughly validated measure of your candidates’ physical capabilities.
Validity: Job analyses from more than 300 firefighters in 41 fire departments were used to validate the PAT. This large database documents the job-relatedness of the test and increases its defensibility. Your agency’s own job analysis links you to the larger sample.
Customization: Surveys completed by your department ensure a test tailored to your equipment and SOPs while linked back to the validity database.
Pretesting: The PAT is pretested using your own firefighters to identify any required modifications and to establish a passing score tailored to your department’s needs.
Support: FPSI provides consultation, job analysis forms, videos for proctor training and candidate orientation, and a complete administration manual.
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Implementation of the PAT is carefully planned to ensure validity and to meet your needs. To begin the process or for further information, please call FPSI at (916) 294-4242 or send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.