Georgia Firefighter Exams

Each department in Georgia may choose which exam they require you to take in order to become a firefighter. The entry-level exam may be provided by an assessment company or a civil service commission. Preparing for the firefighter exam will help you successfully pass the test.


To join the Atlanta Fire Department you will need to take the ASSET Test. The test consists of two parts: Basic Skills, and Advanced Mathematics. You will be given 25 minutes to complete each section, for a total of 75 minutes. The first part consists of three sections-reading, writing, and numerical reasoning.

  • Reading: measures your ability to find specific information in text and to make logical inferences that extend beyond the text information.
  • Writing: measures your understanding of appropriate usage in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, writing strategy, and writing style.
  • Numerical Reasoning: assesses your knowledge and skills in the performance of basic math operations using whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. This test may also measure pre-algebra knowledge and skills such as your understanding of prime numbers, absolute values, scientific notation, and square roots.


To become a firefighter in Augusta you need to take the CWH Firefighter Exam. The exam is comprised of three areas:

  • Cognitive Skills: includes mechanical, writing, reading comprehension and mathematical skills.
  • Situational Questions: assessing your approach to life’s daily scenarios.
  • Personal Questionnaire: that seek to identify the candidates whose personality traits are best suited for success as a firefighter.

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