National Firefighter Selection Inventory™ - NFSI™
The National Firefighter Selection Inventory™ (NFSI™) is a national entry-level examination tool that was engineered specifically to select qualified individuals for service as firefighters throughout the country. A fundamental aspect of the NFSI™ is that its testing platform is an alternative to conventional firefighter written entrance examinations. Utilizing a compensatory model, the NFSI™ assesses not only individuals’ cognitive ability, but also their behavioral predispositions. This alternative testing model is well suited to predict success for all entry-level firefighter positions and to be in strict compliance with all federal, state and local testing guidelines and regulations.
Because NFSI™ scores contain both cognitive and behavioral orientation components, candidates who score at the top of the list typically are much more likely to be successful in additional hiring components (such as oral-board interviews, background checks, psychological evaluations, etc.) as well as on the job than candidates ranked solely on the basis of a cognitive score.