Fire Fighter Fitness Testing
What tests are performed?
Below are some examples of fitness tests performed around the world from different departments, as found on the internet or submitted by others. Please note that not all of the details have been checked, and some may be out of date, but they may give you an idea of what tests are being or have been performed previously. If you have any examples you would like added to this list, please contact me.
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- Australia - NSW Fire and Rescue
- Australia - WA Fire Department
- Canada - Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan
- UK Fire Service — also Somerset, Surrey, Scotland
- USA Fire Department, also Florida, Texas
- How To Become A Firefighter in Australia - important tips for any firefighter around the world
- Hydration for fire fighters
- See the pages on fitness testing for: Navy, Army, Air Force, Law Enforcement (Police), and general forces tests.
- Poll: Should women have the same fitness testing standards as men?
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- Video of forces fitness testing