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The Cincinnati Fire Department will take applications for their upcoming Firefighter Examination until March 19th, 2018!

Go to to apply!

Since 1950, Don McNea Fire School has successfully prepared over 60,000 applicants for firefighter examinations across the country, including the last 7 Cincinnati exams

Since 1993, hundreds of Cincinnati Firefighters have been hired by using Don McNea Fire School to prepare!

Our results from the 2017 Columbus Firefighter Exam showed that 89 of the top 100 were Don McNea Fire School students!

If you are taking the City of Cincinnati firefighter examination, Don McNea Fire School will be conducting a one-day custom-designed preparatory seminar to give you that ultimate edge over your competition. 

This highly-intensive seminar includes:

    « Over 400 in-depth multiple choice custom-designed practice examination questions on ALL the following testing subjects for your 2018 Cincinnati Firefighter exam – THIS IS NOT GENERIC TESTING!

  • Verbal Comprehension
  • Verbal Expression
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Inductive & Deductive Reasoning
  • Information Ordering
  • Mathematical Reasoning (including step-by-step instructional for each question)
  • Number Facility
  • « Stress Tolerance, Team Orientation and Motivation/Attitude

    This will be the key to your examination – this is where the ballgame will be won!!!!!  Almost 40% of your examination will deal with situations and questions about you that are trying to identify whether or not you have the key personality traits and behaviors of a successful firefighter. 

    99% of applicants have never taken this type of examination; the failure rate is over 40-60%.   

    You will not be able to find practice examinations on these subjects anywhere else!  Don't let this part of the examination keep you from becoming a firefighter! 

You will also receive all of the following bonus material FREE:

  • Oral Interview Preparation.  In the Cincinnati Firefighter process there will be an oral interview for the top-scoring applicants.  You will receive the following information to prepare you for the Oral Interview:
  •  Personality characteristics of a successful firefighter determined by a nationwide job analysis
  • Oral rater's dimension guidelines and evaluation scale used by assessors to rate applicants
  • Top performing behaviors to maximize your oral board score
  • Sample oral interview questions and top scoring answers

Top Scoring Test-taking & Physical Agility Strategies that have proven successful for thousands of applicants!

Top 150 Fire Departments across the country, featuring addresses, phone numbers and website information so that you can keep current on when departments are giving firefighter examinations.

Comments from Successful Candidates…

  • "The exam prep for Stress Tolerance, Team Orientation and Motivation/Attitude alone was well worth the price I paid!  I would have paid 5 times this amount to have this kind of insight into the exam."
  • "I took this exam previously and finished with a very disappointing score of 82%.  My dream department was testing and there was no way I was going to score that low again.  I did an internet search and found your exam prep.  My score increased to 96.4%, which put me #1 on the eligibility list.  I really can't say thank you enough!"

Your Opportunity!

The cost of this seminar and listed preparatory materials is only $89.00 – same price since 2004! 

When considering the cost of the class, view it as an investment in your future or the future of your family!  Your investment in these classes will actually be returned to you in your first hours as a Cincinnati firefighter!  In the job market today, there are not many employment opportunities that offer the same competitive salary, benefits, chance for advancement and job security as the career of a firefighter does. 

Class Date/Location

The seminar will be held on Saturday, April 21st, from 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm, at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron, KY  41048.  Please call them at 859.586.0166 if you need directions.  There is free parking available at the hotel. 

Class size will be limited to 200 students. Our seminars typically sell out – don't wait to register!  Remember that thousands of applicants are expected to apply to take this examination – this seminar will give you that needed edge!

The instructor for your Cincinnati Preparatory Seminar will be Chief Brent Collins, retired Assistant Chief from the Cleveland Fire Department, President of Don McNea Fire School, who has personally taught over 20,000 firefighter candidates across the country with extremely successful results!

Our Final Thoughts…

You have to ask yourself the following question ~ Will I be adequately prepared for the Stress Tolerance, Team Orientation and Motivation/Attitude exam to put me in the top percentile to be hired as a Cincinnati firefighter?  Don McNea Fire School will be focusing the seminar on these most important testing subjects. 

For those of you who have never attended a Don McNea Fire School seminar before, we don't blame you for being skeptical.  What we can tell you is that by attending our seminar and practicing with over 400 custom-designed practice examination questions, you WILL dramatically increase your chance of becoming a Cincinnati firefighter.  Our past classes' successful results prove that!

We have been conducting preparatory classes since 1950; this is what our business specializes in.  If you feel at this time that you are adequately prepared for this examination, we wish you the best of luckIf you want that extra edge over your competition that our testing materials and seminar will provide, this class is for you!  Remember that luck goes to the prepared! 

At-Home Preparatory Package Available!

If you cannot attend the seminar, we have a 125-question At-Home Preparatory Package.  This package will be available for IMMEDIATE digital download on April 21st – you save on shipping costs and can print the material at home to begin studying right away!  Go to our website at and click on Cincinnati Firefighter Exam Prep for all the information and to order!  Price is $49.95!

PLEASE NOTE:  The At-Home Preparatory Package includes all testing subjects EXCEPT the Stress Tolerance, Team Orientation and Motivation/Attitude preparation – this is only available in our seminar!


Seminar Registration

If you would like to register for the seminar using your credit card, click on the links below or call 440.572.3919.  You must register no later than 10:00 PM on Friday, April 20th. 

You may also register for the seminar by clicking on the "Mail In Form" button below and sending the registration form with your money order or check made payable to Don McNea Fire School or credit card information in the amount of $89.00 for the seminar to:  Don McNea Fire School, P.O. Box 265, Corinth NY  12822. 

If you cannot attend for any reason, you must cancel 48 hours before classes begin in order to receive a refund.  If you have any questions, you may contact us at 1-800-989-FIRE.

PLEASE NOTE:  When the class sells out, the notice will be on our voicemail as well as our web site.  If you have received an order confirmation number – you are registered for the seminar!

If you would like to print out a form and mail in your order, please click below:

Mail In Form

Click below to register for the Cincinnati Firefighter Exam Seminar – price is $89.00!

 Cincinnati Seminar        $89.00


Click here if you cannot attend the Cincinnati but would like to purchase the Cincinnati At-Home Preparatory Package would like to IMMEDIATELY DOWNLOAD this information (and save on shipping charges!) click below - price is $49.95 

Cincinnati At-Home Preparatory Package Download   $49.95


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