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CPAT Video

The SkillsUSA Firefighting Championship includes the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).

This video explains the eight events of the CPAT.



SkillsUSA does not use the CPAT as a Pass/Fail event. This is a timed event where contestants compete for the best times.
Below is the breakdown for times/points for the timed CPAT skills: 
 00:00 – 10:20: 70 points 
 10:21 – 10:40: 65 points 
 10:41 – 11:00: 60 points 
 11:01 – 11:20: 55 points 
 11:21 – 11:40: 50 points 
 11:41 – 12:00: 45 points 
 12:01 – 13:00: 40 points 
 13:01 – 14:00: 35 points 
 14:01 – 15:00: 30 points 
 15:01 and over: 25 points