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Fire Academy:
Students who wish to apply for the Fire Academy need to apply in person at the MCC-Blue River Student Services desk.

Degrees & Certificates offered:


Continuing Eduation

Fire Academy Continuing Education Programs

MCC - Blue River, Public Safety Institute
Rusty Sullivan, 816.604.6567 
Bob Little, 816.604.6712
CPAT, 816.604.6736
Blue River PSI, 816.604.6700


We offer the CPAT and FSEE testing for anyone pursuing employment in the fire service.


Open CPAT testing is held frequently throughout the year. All tests are held on Saturday.  Registration begins approximately six weeks prior to test dates.

The final testing date for 2013 is December 21.  Cost is $100.00 for this class only.

Testing dates for 2014 are:

  • February 22
  • March 15
  • April 26
  • June 28
  • July 19
  • August 9
  • September 20
  • October 11

Please note the cost of testing will increase to $125.00, effective January 2014.

For information or to register, please call 816.604.6736 or email Robert Little.

Include your full name (with middle initial) and a daytime phone number, if interested in testing or for more information.

Fire Service Entrance Examination

The B-5 FSEE is offered continually, on an individual basis. Please call our MCC-Blue River Testing Center at 816.604.1000 to schedule a test time.

You may take the B-5 FSEE as many times as you wish, although typically score do not vary widely.

Cost: $45

Last Modified: 11/11/13