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NOTICE:  All CPAT and Written Testing Cancelled through April 30, 2020 


UPDATE: Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), our office will experience an interruption in normal business operations. FCTC will be closed until April 30,2020 and staff will be working remotely. Should you need timely assistance, please e-mail or call the FCTC office and leave a voicemail at 877-648-2728. Staff will be checking voicemail and responding throughout the day.

In response to current concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), FCTC has decided to cancel all CPAT, Written Tests, and associated practices, orientations, and preparatory courses, until after April 30, 2020. FCTC is working with fire departments throughout the state with regard to this suspension of testing and their recruitment deadlines.

This decision was made for your safety and was informed by Governor Newsom's executive order to limit large gatherings statewide, multiple industries suspending regular business operations, and the rapid spread of COVID-19. The health and safety of California Firefighter Candidates, our Fire Department Recruiters, and FCTC staff is our top priority and cancelling these events is one of many precautionary measures being taken.

If you are currently scheduled for any FCTC events from now until April 30, 2020, you can reschedule your event or place your event into a pending file. If you would like a full refund, please email us at or call 877-648-2728.

We hope you understand the need for this decision and apologize for the inconvenience. More details will be forthcoming as the situation develops. If you have any questions, please contact FCTC by email at or by phone at 877-648-2728.

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