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FF-EL 101 Entry-Level Firefighter Test

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Test Number: 
FF-EL 101
Test Audience: 
Fire
Test Type: 
Entry-Level
Time Limit: 
2 hours
Questions: 
90
Price: $12.50

FIREFIGHTER ENTRY-LEVEL (FF-EL)

100 SERIES
2 HOURS | 90-ITEM TEST

Ensure you’re selecting the most qualified applicants by assessing the knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics (KSAPs) new firefighters need to be successful on the job. FF-EL 101 contains nine subtests, which are listed below along with examples of some of the competencies they assess.

  1. Reading Comprehension. Using training materials, manuals, and directions for using equipment, this section assesses candidates’ ability to read, understand and properly apply job-related materials.
  2. Interpreting Tables. Candidates are required to read materials in the form of tables, and to answer questions based on their understanding of the information presented.
  3. Situational Judgment. Assesses a candidate’s ability to quickly size up a situation and use common sense, as well as judgment and knowledge, to quickly decide what to do next.
  4. Logical and Mathematical Reasoning Ability. This section assesses candidates’ ability to apply mathematical rules given to them, and to apply deductive reasoning to reach conclusions based on the facts presented.
  5. Reading Gauges. Presents illustrations of gauges or dials and requires candidates to identify the value to which the needle on the gauge is pointing.
  6. Mechanical Aptitude. This section assesses whether candidates have a basic understanding of machinery and equipment and a practical understanding of basic physical principles, such as leverage, applied force, heat flow, and center of gravity.
  7. Spatial Sense. Tests candidates’ ability to orient themselves in new places and to find their way around based on visual cues, including their judgment of distance and heights.
  8. Map Reading. Assesses candidates’ use of logic, observation and spatial sense by requiring candidates to get from one location to another by following directions and by reading and following maps.
  9. Vocabulary. Tests candidates’ basic verbal comprehension through vocabulary questions using standard words, rather than technical firefighting terms.
FF-EL 101 Content Items
Reading Comprehension 25
Interpreting Tables 9
Situational Judgment 10
Logical & Mathematical Reasoning Ability 14
Reading Gauges 3
Mechanical Aptitude 5
Spatial Sense 9
Map Reading 7
Vocabulary 7
Total 90

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