Written Exam

  • The exam is a three-part written exam.
  • You will listen to an audio passage where you are allowed to take notes.
  • You will start the reading and comprehension section. This section has 25 questions and you are allowed 25 minutes to complete this section.
  • After you complete the reading and comprehension section, you will start the math portion that is on an 8th-grade level. This section has 25 questions and you are allowed 30 minutes to complete this section.
  • After you complete the math section, you will begin the section that pertains to the audio passage. You can use the notes that were taken during this portion of the exam. This section has 20 questions and you are allowed 20 minutes to complete this section.

The test is purchased through Standard and Associates. The study guides will not be provided. However, you can purchase your own NFST EMS Study Guide using this link -- https://www.applytoserve.com/Study/.

Watch the Written Exam tutorial video to see information about what is required to pass the test.