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Cooperative Personnel Services Test (CPS)

The Cooperative Personnel Service Test (CPS) (used by Firefighter Services of Ontario Ltd.) is a multiple-choice firefighter aptitude test. 

This test assesses your knowledge, skills, and aptitudes necessary to succeed as a firefighter in today's environment. 

Gledhill Shaw OS Firefighter Test

Gledhill/Shaw Enterprise Ltd. is the provider for firefighter tests of different Canadian Fire Departments.

A majority of these tests consist of emergency response scenarios and workplace-related questions, which makes it slightly different than the CPS testing process.

Firefighter Aptitude and Character Test (FACT) - (OFAI)

The Firefighter Aptitude and Character Test (used by OFAI - Ontario Fire Administration Inc.) is a pass/fail type test designed for an entry-level firefighter.

The FACT Test is broken down into two major sections. These are the general aptitude test and personality inventory.

National Testing Network (NTN) - (FireTEAM Test)

The FireTEAM Test is created by the National Testing Network (NTN) and is a very popular firefighter assessment test used by fire departments in various locations.

This test is different due to it's interactive nature. The test includes video-answer components where you watch videos and then answer questions based on what you saw.

National Firefighter Selection Test (NFST)

The National Fire Select Test (NFST) is a cognitive assessment used by fire departments to evaluate key skills necessary for firefighting roles, such as reading comprehension, mathematical reasoning, and map reading.

Administered by FPSI ( Fire and Police Selection, Inc.), it serves as a critical component of the firefighter hiring process, ensuring candidates meet the essential requirements for the profession.

Municipal Fire Departments Using the OFAI FACT Test (Click/Tap to Expand)

  • City of Toronto - Toronto Fire Services
  • City of Kitchener - Kitchener Fire Department
  • City of North Bay - North Bay Fire & Emergency Services
  • GTAA Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Peterborough - Peterborough Fire Services
  • City of Brampton-Brampton Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Barrie-Barrie Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Guelph - Guelph Fire Department
  • City of Cambridge - Cambridge Fire Department
  • City of Woodstock - Woodstock Fire & Rescue
  • City of Stratford - Stratford Fire Department
  • Town of Oakville - Oakville Fire Department
  • Town of East Gwillimbury - East Gwillimbury Emergency Services
  • Town of Midland - Midland Fire Department
  • Town of Greater Napanee - Greater Napanee Fire Services
  • City of Mississauga - Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Owen Sound - Owen Sound Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Quinte West - Quinte West Fire & Rescue
  • Town of Caledon-Caledon Fire & Emergency Services
  • Central York Fire Services
  • City of Waterloo - Waterloo Fire & Rescue
  • City of Pickering - Pickering Fire Services
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Fire Department
  • City of Markham - Markham Fire and Emergency Services
  • Township of Scugog - Scugog Fire Service
  • City of Sarnia - Sarnia Fire Rescue
  • City of Oshawa - Oshawa Fire Services
  • City of St. Thomas Fire Department
  • Township of Springwater - Fire and Emergency Services
  • Loyalist Township - Loyalist Township Emergency Services
  • Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury - Bradford West Gwillimbury Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Brockville - Brockville Fire Department
  • City of Welland - Welland Fire Services

Municipal Fire Departments Using the CPS Test (Click/Tap to Expand)

  • City of Greater Sudbury - Greater Sudbury Fire Services
  • Township of Uxbridge - Uxbridge Fire Department
  • City of St. Johns -St. Johns Fire Services
  • City of Thorold - Thorold Fire Services
  • City of St. Catharines - St. Catharines Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Port Colborne - Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services
  • City of Pembroke - Pembroke Fire Department
  • City of Orillia - Orillia Fire Department
  • Niagara on the Lake -Niagara on the Lake Fire Department
  • City of Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls Fire Department
  • City of Milton - Milton Fire Department
  • Middlesex County - Middlesex County Fire Department
  • Town of Lincoln - Lincoln Fire Department
  • Town of Innisfil - Innisfil Fire Services
  • Town of Ingersoll - Ingersoll Fire & Emergency Services
  • Hamilton International Airport
  • Town of Halton Hills - Halton Hills Fire & Rescue
  • Haldimand County -Haldimand County Fire Services
  • Town of Grimsby -Grimsby Fire and Emergency Services
  • Township of Georgina - Georgina Fire Service
  • Fort Erie - Fort Erie Fire Rescue
  • Town of Deep River - Deep River Fire Services
  • Town of Collingwood - Collingwood Fire Department
  • Chippewas of Rama First Nation - Chippewas of Rama First Nation Fire and Emergency Services
  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • City of Edmonton
  • City of Burlington - Burlington Fire Department

Municipal Fire Departments Using the NTN Test (Click/Tap to Expand)


  • City of Calgary
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of Cornwall
  • City of St.Johns
  • Edmonton Airport

Municipal Fire Departments Using the NFST Test (Click/Tap to Expand)

  • City of Vancouver