Cambria County Certification – Field Test Site #25

Page Last Updated: 08/08/2022 (updated test schedule added)

The Pennsylvania State Fire Academy is pleased to announce that five (5) New Evaluator Training Programs have been scheduled across the Commonwealth. Attendance at this program is the first step to becoming an evaluator. Attendees of this program will learn appropriate techniques to evaluate candidates during skills testing, emphasizing professionalism and conduct, and what constitutes a quality test. Individuals interested in becoming certification evaluators should register for the session of their choice. There is no charge for the course, and pre-registration is required.

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Annual Evaluator Workshop: The PSFA is using PALEARN website for this year’s 2022 Evaluator Workshop.  The PSFA Certification Staff emailed evaluators and the workshop is available online.

Visit the PSFA website for additional information

Click here for the 2022 Fee Schedule

Application information is listed below

2022 OPEN Tests:

Spring Schedule –

  • FF-2: Written Exam & Skills Test on Sat. June 4, 2022 (Application Deadline Date: Sat. May 14, 2022)
  • HMO: Written Exam & Skills Test on Sun. June 5, 2022 (Application Deadline Date: Sun. May 15, 2022) CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT
  • FF-1: Written Exam on Fri. June 10, 2022 & Skills Test on Sat. June 11, 2022 (Application Deadline Date: Fri. May 20, 2022) 

Fall Schedule

  • FF-2: Written Exam & Skills Test on Sat. Oct. 1, 2022 (Application Deadline Date: Sat. Sept. 10, 2022)
  • FF-1: Written Exam on Fri. Oct. 7, 2022 & Skills Test on Sat. Oct. 8, 2022 (Application Deadline Date: Fri. Sept. 16, 2022)

2022 Closed SKILL Testing Dates: 

  • Bedford County Firemen’s Assoc., Bedford County:  FF-1 Closed Test on Sat. March 19, 2022
  • Clearfield VFC – Clearfield County:  FF-1 Closed Test on Sat. Aug. 27, 2022
  • Conemaugh VFC Sta. 15 – Cambria County:  FF-1 Closed Test on Sat. Sept. 17, 2022 CANCELLED
  • Hope VFC – Cambria County:  FF-2 Closed Test on Sat. Oct. 15, 2022


Deadline for applications is 3 weeks (21 days) prior to the written test – NO EXCEPTIONS, this will allow ample time to have incomplete applications returned and corrected or accommodations needed prior to testing. No new applications will be accepted after the deadline.


Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to; by text message to (814) 659-1171; or by mail to Cambria County Certification Site #25, 727 Glenwood Ave., Johnstown, PA 15905-4040. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice. Refunds for cancelling at any time will be subject to a $15 processing fee. Refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 7 and 14 days before the test you are registered for will be subject to a $25 processing fee. Those who cancel within seven (7) days of the written test you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full application fee, which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.

Checks must be submitted with the application; the applications will not be accepted without the application fee.

Checks can be payable to “CAMBRIA COUNTY CERTIFICATION

Applications and checks should be mailed to:
Cambria County Certification
c/o William G. Cornell, Deputy Coordinator
727 Glenwood Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15905-4040

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2016 ALL certification applications must be typed on a computer using the pdf fillable document and printed, all signatures must be done in black or blue ink.

PLEASE NOTE:  Effective March 3, 2021 – NFPA 1001-2019 edition was implemented, new and updated applications, candidate handbooks and skill sheets for FF-1 and FF-2 are now posted on the PSFA Website.  

Visit the PA State Fire Academy Certification Website

 Applications, Skill Sheets and Candidate Handbooks can be downloaded from the PSFA website

Certification Levels offered by the PSFA


For additional information or questions, please contact:

Eric Miller, Site Coordinator:  Cell 814-242-6441 or email

William G. Cornell, Deputy Coordinator: Cell 814-659-1171 or email

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