Florida Basic Abilities Test (F-BAT)
The Florida Basic Abilities Test (F-BAT) was created to fulfill the needs of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to test candidates for the corrections, correctional probation and law enforcement institutions. The test was developed to measure basic abilities at the minimum level required upon entry into basic recruit training programs.
There two separate and distinct F-BAT Exams:
Designed for those individuals wishing to enter the field of Law Enforcement.
Designed for those individuals wishing to enter the field of Corrections.
The exam is 2 hour time limit with 104 questions. Examinees are allowed 3 exam attempts in a 12 month calendar period.
For more information, please visit the F-BAT website at: www.mdc.edu/north/f-bat/. For additional information please visit the FDLE website at: www.fdle.state.fl.us
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||Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Testing Office Hours of Operation.
||Assessments administered at Kendall and Wolfson. ($30.00 for the exam and $15.00 testing fee cost)
||Testing fees are subject to change.
||MDC testing fees are non-refundable/non-transferable. Examinees must pick up a payment form at the Testing Center and submit it to the Bursar’s Office prior to taking an MDC fee related test. The testing fee payment can be made with cash, money order, or credit/debit card. Make sure to save the receipt for proof of payment.
MDC administers the test at: