Prospective Students

Pre-RCA Workout

RCA Workout Prep

PT Requirements

Be able to successfully complete the RCA Physical Fitness Ability Test (PFAT) prior to acceptance:

  • Run 1.5 miles in less than 15 minutes
  • 35 push-ups in 1 minute, from your toes, full arm extension
  • 35 sit-ups in 1 minute

List of Pre-Requisites

  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Complete: (Must have a C- or higher)
    • ENGH 1000 or higher or equivalent Accuplacer, ACT or SAT Mathematics score.
    • MAT 0950 or higher or equivalent Accuplacer, ACT or SAT English score.
    • ESFF 1000 – Intro to Emergency Services and Ability Testing (4 credits)
    • ESFF 1120 – Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety Survival (3 credits)
    • ESEC 1140 or EMT state certified (9 credits)




Firegames Info




Certifications received in RCA:  Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Hazardous Materials Operations.

RCA Certification

A student will get RCA Certification if they achieve 80% or above on all tests, including the physical fitness tests and the State Certification tests. It is an internal document, separate from UVU requirements for graduation awarded to those that meet the minimum standards. A student can still graduate with their state certifications and not receive the “RCA Certification".

UFRA Certification

Class Schedule

RCA Night:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These times are subject to change.

Students cannot miss any classes due to military, weddings, etc. without prior approval.

Jobs for Students

Job Postings

EMT Facts

EMT Website