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Information and practice days

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Information and practice days

The first step in the recruitment process is attending an Information & Practice Day. Although not compulsory, it is highly recommended if you are seriously considering becoming a Career Firefighter. The day will cover:

  • What a modern firefighter does
  • A breakdown of the recruitment process
  • What the recruit’s course entails 
  • Equipment used
  • Opportunity to practice the Physical Pre-entry Test (PPT)

Information and practice days dates table

Sign up to attend an Information and practice day in Auckland, Rotorua or Wellington. Sign up not required for other locations


If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing 


Also see our current testing dates.