If you would like to get a jump start on gathering what you will need before the application opens, here's the details:
-Proof of Grade 12 Diploma, GED or equivalent
-Graduation from a NFPA 1001, Level II Firefighting Program (with current IFSAC and/or ProBoard endorsement
-DZ Driver's license (valid, unrestricted Ontario D class with Z endorsement or out of province equivalent)
- Driver's Abstract (3 yr uncertified Driver's Abstract)- dated May 24th, 2019 forward
-First Aid and valid CPR or EMR cert
-Specialty Rescue - at least one (1) of the following:
Ice/Water Rescue or Swift Water Rescue OR
Hazardous Materials OR
Technical Rescue (Rope Rescue)
Criminal Record Check (CRC) with a Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS)- (will accept CRC with VSS dated from November 24, 2018 forward)
You will also need a York University Firefighting Physical Fitness Test (YUFPT). The City of London has set aside several dates below in order to obtain your fitness test. Applicants must email York U directly to schedule their own fitness test at: email@example.com. Cost to take the Fitness test if paid by the applicant directly to York U. Book your date now as dates fill up quickly.
September 14, 2019
September, 21, 2019
September, 22, 2019
October 5, 2019
October 6. 2010
October 12, 2019
* if you already have one, the City of London will accept your YUFPT dated April 24th, 2019 forward. Sorry, no CPATs will be accepted.
Once the application portal opens on September 23rd, 2019, there is an application fee of $180.00 +HST. All applicants applying to the City of London Probationary Firefighter Recruitment, and have paid the administrative fee, will write the pre-qualifying exam on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in London.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, kindly contact a FireHire representative at:
1.877.757. FIRE or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out www.firehousetraining.ca for any questions you may have on the recruitment process, or if you want to sign up for a session. We have spots available. Thanks.
It is very similar to the OS/CPS testing, but all of the questions come from large projector screens. Half of the candidates sit one way facing a screen and half the other way facing a separate screen (displaying the same thing). I'd say, focus on quick math and mechanical aptitude type questions, as you only have so long to answer a question before it switches to the next one.JayLaugh wrote: ↑Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:23 amThis will be my first time applying to the City of London. Curious if anyone has any insight when it comes to the type of written exam they administer? Any areas of study to focus on? I have written CPS/OS as well as Firefighter knowledge based exams in the past. Any info is greatly appreciated, thanks.
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