2023 Consortium Testing 

The Central Ohio Firefighting Testing Consortium will conduct pre-employment testing for the position of
entry-level firefighter for the 
West Licking Joint Fire District,  City of Heath Fire Department and City of Newark Fire Department.  
The testing will consist of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and a written exam. 

2023 Test Dates
Written exam: Friday, May 19, 2023 at 9:00 am OR Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 4:00pm
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT):  Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 9:00 am OR Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 4:00pm

Both tests will be given at:

150 Price Road,
Entrance 1
Newark, Ohio 


Please click on link for printable Registration Packet, Prep Guide and Ergometrics: 

CPAT Information, schedule & dates

Prep Guide


CPAT Online Registration



West Lick Fire