Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) – QPAT1 Asssessment
What to wear? For all tasks, applicants are required to wear a sleeved shirt and long pants or overalls and covered shoes appropriate for exercise. Protective helmets will be provided. Gloves can be used, but are not provided.
What not to wear? Given the activities you will be required to undertake, lycra/leggings, shorts and skirts are not appropriate and cannot be worn. Shirts must have sleeves, singlets and small capped sleeves are not acceptable. Watches and all types of jewellery are not to be worn. Please also be mindful of your footwear i.e. light mesh style shoes do not provide enough protection and cannot be worn.
QFES has WH&S obligations and anyone identified as being inappropriately attired for the QPAT1 will not be permitted to participate.
Things to keep in mind.
You are required to show your Driver Licence and completed form/s at Registration.
Please note - This booking is for you only - there is no capacity for you to bring other people to view or participate in the session. The site is an operational workplace - please do not bring children or pets.
Please bring your own water bottle. Filtered water is available for refilling. Please ensure you are properly hydrated.
Please meet at the under covered area near the main entrance gate (to the left) - there will be a sign indicating where the meeting spot is as well.
You will be required to complete an up to date PAR-Q form on the day of the assessment. If your health changes before or on the day of the assessment, you will need to advise QFES Recruitment immediately.
NO LICENCE - NO ASSESSMENT, INCORRECT CLOTHING - NO ASSESSMENT.
If you require further information about the physical abilities assessment, you can visit our website www.fire.qld.gov.au/employment/recruitment.asp and view the QPAT Demonstration Videos (click here to be taken directly to the videos).
To speak to a Recruitment Officer:
- Telephone Numbers: 07 3635 1930 or 07 3635 1948
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The main staff and trainee car park is located 200m past the main gate.
If the car park is full, parking is permitted on the street outside the Academy nose or tail into the fence starting from the car park gate and working toward the river or the main gate.
Please do not park in front of the Hydrant Booster.