Melbourne MFB

 (PATS is a private training organization and is not endorsed , or approved or in fact have any relationship with the MFB , Vict CFA , NSWFRS , QFES or any other Fire & Rescue service within Australia or New Zealand)





As you likely know the MFB has commenced a new recruitment program in early 2016 with the supervised exam being held on March the 12th in Melbourne

PATS has significant expertise in preparing people to sit the ACER Vocational Selection Test , otherwise known as ACER VST . We have been preparing people for this test for years, many many of our students have joined the MFB , following a top 5% score at the ACER VST, Vocational Selection Test.

All of our training courses are conducted face to face , one client one instructor at our Melbourne CBD office.

The Melbourne Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board (MFB) will increase the total number of firefighters from around 1700 to 1800 over the next three years. As 200 MFB firefighters are due to retire after 30 plus years’ service - MFB need to fill the gaps. This presents a once in a generation opportunity to join what is widely regarded as Australia's most professional and elite fire service.


PATS are experts in preparing applicants for the selection and ability tests for ALL Australian firefighter services. We have been running these prep courses for over 10 years and our clients enjoy an outstanding success rate. In the most recent intakes to the Melbourne MFB and the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, at least 20% of the trainees had attended our course.

Find out when the next round of Melbourne MFB applications open.


The test lasts around 3.5 hours in total and is made up of the following sections:

The MFB aptitude test is highly challenging with an average failure rate of 85% and you must wait 12 months in-between attempts. We strongly recommend against attempting the test without intensive preparation.



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