Firefigher 1 Exam Information

Want to take a free Firefighter 1 practice test? You’ve come to the right place. The CF-1 exam, more commonly known as the Firefighter 1 exam, will test your mental and physical resilience. Before taking our free fire 1 practice test, have a look at the exam requirements and recommended reading below.

The exam is a four-hour open-book, 100 question, multiple-choice written exam. It was designed by NFPA to evaluate the applicant’s knowledge of fire inspection principles and code application skills. The exam fee, paid directly to NFPA, is $300 USD. Results are sent by mail approximately one to two weeks after completion of the exam. Once the exam is passed, a practicum of seven inspections is required. Once completed and approved, your certificate will be issued.

NFPA recommends the following texts (available directly through NFPA) to use during, and in preparation for, the exam:

  • NFPA 1, 2009 Edition Fire Code
  • NFPA 13, 2007 Edition Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA 25, 2008 Edition Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based
  • NFPA 72, 2007 Edition National Fire Alarm Code®
  • NFPA 101®, 2009 Edition Life Safety Code®

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