Firefighter Candidate Assessment

The City of Los Angeles and PSI are allowing testers who took the FCA between FEBRUARY 2, 2022 and JULY 15, 2022, and DID NOT PASS one opportunity to retake the FCA. To be eligible for a retest, candidates MUST have:

  • Submitted a City application during the application filing period of FEBRUARY 2, 2022 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2022
  • Registered for the FCA between FEBRUARY 2, 2022 THROUGH JUNE 15, 2022
  • Taken the FCA between FEBRUARY 2, 2022 THROUGH JULY 15, 2022 and not achieve a minimum score of 70

Testers eligible to retest are required to register and pay another $73 registration fee to the vendor PSI to retake the FCA. The window to register to retake the FCA is WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2022, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022. The FCA retest window is WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2022, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022.

To register to retake the FCA, click here. In addition, click here to review the FCA Preparation Guide.

Testers who took the FCA between FEBRUARY 2, 2022 THROUGH JULY 15, 2022, and PASSED will NOT be allowed to retake the FCA. Candidates just need to achieve a minimum score of 70. All candidates who apply for the 2022 Firefighter Selection Process and receive a passing score on the FCA will have an equal chance of being randomly selected to move on to the interview.