* Covid-19 Notice* 

  • Following CDC guidelines, candidates and staff who have been vacinated for Covid-19 do not need to wear a mask while at our facility. 

   

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