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Fire Academy: Related Info

Fire Academy:
Students who wish to apply for the Fire Academy need to apply in person at the MCC-Blue River Public Safety Institute.

Degrees & Certificates offered:

MCC-Blue River Public Safety Institute

Chuck Perry, 816.604.6712 
Continuing Education/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 Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12p.m.  If interested in completing the CPAT please email or call (816) 604-6700 to register.

Cost of testing is $125.

Test dates for 2017

  • January 21
  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10


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 816.604.6434 to schedule a test time.

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

Cost: $45


2016 Fire CEU Courses Funded by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety


To register, please contact (816) 604-6736 or
by email at
All classes will be held in the Public Safety Building on the MCC-Blue River campus at 20301 E. 78 Hwy, Independence, MO 64057 unless otherwise noted.



MCC-Blue River -- 20301 E. 78 Hwy., Independence, MO 64057
Last Modified: 1/18/17