Firefighter Certification

CWW Firefighter Testing Program

Firefighter certificationOverview

The CWW Firefighter Testing Program is a cooperative partnership between many local governments, fire chiefs, Human Resource directors and Schoolcraft College.  It has been a model and award-winning public service project since 1996.

The Fire Training Institute of Schoolcraft College, in collaboration with the Schoolcraft Assessment Center, administer a pre-employment certification test.  This test evaluates the written and physical ability qualifications of firefighter candidates.  Upon successful completion of the process, a firefighter candidate’s ability to perform the critical reading and physical skills required of the entry-level firefighter position are validated.

Successful completion of both of these tests may be required by the communities of the CWW and other participating municipalities.  Individual communities may require other qualifications at the time of application.

Non-CWW communities enroll on an annual basis.  Participating communities in 2018 are:

City of Adrian, City of Belleville, Bloomfield Twp., Canton Twp., City of Dearborn, City of Dearborn Heights, City of Farmington Hills, City of Garden City, City of Hamtramck, Huron Twp., City of Inkster,  City of Livonia, City of Monroe, City of Northville, Northville Twp., City of Plymouth, Plymouth Twp., Redford Twp., City of Romulus, Sumpter Twp., Superior Twp., Van Buren Twp., City of Wayne, Wayne County Airport Authority, City of Westland, City of Ypsilanti, and Ypsilanti Twp.

The information and application brochure for the CWW Firefighter Testing Program is available below.

Firefighter 2019 Brochure

Community Participation