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PARE, COPAT, and Respirator Fit Testing

  • PARE & COPAT evaluate your physical ability to meet the demands for enforcement and security jobs.
  • Qualitative fit testing for N95s and half-face respirators.

⚠️ Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds/transfers will be issued after the withdrawal deadline (dates are listed in the course alerts and in our Program Guide).
  • If you need to cancel your registration, contact the Welcome Desk by emailing WelcomeDesk@MacEwan.ca (please provide name and course code) or call 780-497-5300 (option 2).

Note: No shows / missed appointments will not be refunded. No exceptions.

Program Season:

❄️ Winter
🌼 Spring
☀️ Summer
🍂 Fall

*Displayed pricing is the public rate. Logon to see modified pricing (if applicable).


The Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation (PARE) is a job-related physical abilities test that evaluates your physical capacity as it applies to law enforcement/police work. Various law enforcement agencies require successful completion of the PARE as part of the application process.


The Correctional Officer Physical Ability Test (COPAT) evaluates your capacity to meet the physical demands of Correctional Services work. It is the occupational assessment used by the Solicitor General of Alberta in selecting candidates applying to Correctional Peace Officer positions.

Medical Students & MacEwan Employee N95 Testing

This N95 respirator fit testing is for Alberta students who are enrolled in a health sciences program and for health care practitioners and MacEwan Employees. N95 respirator is provided for the test.