* Covid-19 Notice* 

  • Following Gov. Pritzker's announcement, all candidates and staff are required to wear a mask at our facility.  For candidates, the mask will be removed during the test and for a brief rest period following the test.  

   

Click here to register for your test. 

  • Please allow a minimum of 24 hours to receive a response to your registration.
  • Your start time will be assigned at this time.
  • Email Capt. Justin Kraus, CPAT Director, with any questions at IllinoisCPAT@gmail.com

  

Central Illinois Fire Chiefs CPAT Schedule

  • Test and Orientation days begin promptly at 8AM.
  • Please arrive 15 min early to fill out Paperwork. 
  • Additional groups starting after 8 AM may be added based on candidate volume. 

 
2021 Session Schedule 
 

 A Session is where a  candidate must attend one Orientation & Station Practice day and then is allowed to take the test up to three times, each on a separate day.  The Orientation day you attend must be within the same Session.

 

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Orientation & Station Practice

Jan. 5

March 16 May 25   Aug. 3 Oct. 12
Orientation & Station Practice

Jan. 19

March 30 June 8 Aug. 17 Oct. 26

Orientation & Station 

Practice

Jan. 26

NA NA NA NA

Test 1

Feb. 2

April 13 June 22 Aug. 31 Nov. 9

Test 2

Feb. 16 April 27 July 6 Sept.14 Nov. 23
Final Test March 2 May 11 July 20 Sept. 28 Dec. 7

 

2021 Open Test Days 

An Open Test is where a candidate takes the test one time on one day.  A tour of the test is given prior to taking the test.  There is no event practing allowed on Open Test days. 

Jan. 12 March 23 June 1 Aug. 10 Oct. 19
Jan. 26 April 6 June 15 Aug. 24 Nov. 2
Feb. 9 April 20 June 29 Sept. 7  Nov. 16
Feb. 23 May 4 July 13 Sept. 21  Nov. 30
March 9 May 18 July 27 Oct. 5  Dec. 14

 

 

2022 Session Schedule 
 

 A Session is where a  candidate must attend one Orientation & Station Practice day and then is allowed to take the test up to three times, each on a separate day.  The Orientation day you attend must be within the same Session.

 

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
Orientation & Station Practice

Jan. 4

March 15 May 24  Aug. 2 Oct. 11
Orientation & Station Practice

Jan. 18

March 29 June 7 Aug. 16 Oct. 25
Test 1 Feb 1 April 12 June 21 Aug. 30 Nov. 8

Test 2

Feb. 15

April 26 July 5 Sept. 13 Nov. 22

Final Test

March 1 May 10 July 19 Sept. 27 Dec. 6

 

2022 Open Test Days 

An Open Test is where a candidate takes the test one time on one day.  A tour of the test is given prior to taking the test.  There is no event practing allowed on Open Test days. 

Jan. 11 March 22 May 31 Aug. 19 Oct. 18
Jan. 25 April 5 June 14 Aug. 23 Nov. 1
Feb. 8 April 19 June 28 Sept. 6  Nov. 15
Feb. 22 May 3 July 12 Sept. 20  Nov. 29
March 8 May 17 July 26 Oct. 4  Dec. 13