Physical Evaluation

NEW IN 2017 – Proof that you have passed one of the following on January 1, 2017 (*) or later. No other physical abilities test will be accepted:

  • University of Alberta Firefighter Applicant Physical Aptitude Evaluation
  • University of Victoria Firefighter Physical Abilities Test

It is the candidate’s responsibility to:

  • Arrange for the completion of the test at either location
  • Ensure that a valid certificate issued by the testing facility between January 1, 2017 (*) and July 26, 2017 is included in the on-line application during the period that the Firefighter competition is open (Tuesday July 4 to Wednesday July 26, 2017)
  • Book the test appointment with their chosen location well ahead of time to ensure test availability. No exceptions will be made.

Further information will be available shortly. We are partnering with the two Universities who will be updating their websites soon to provide further test information from early May 2017.

(*) Where candidates have a valid University of Alberta Firefighter Applicant Physical Fitness Evaluation or University of Victoria Firefighter Physical Abilities Test certificate issued by the testing facility between August 1 and December 31, 2016, please contact hr@cnv.org ahead of applying to the competition.Your certificate will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please remember it is your responsibility to complete this step well ahead of time to ensure you meet the on-line competition application deadline and test appointment availability at the chosen location (should this be required).

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