External Agency Row Testers
All commissioned employees, including commissioned Department Certified Fitness Testers,
are to be tested by a Department Certified Fitness Tester who has a current active CPR/AED
certification or Department approved equivalent. A Department Certified Fitness Tester is
a tester who has successfully completed training in any of the following formats:
- DPS Fitness Institute: Physical Fitness Testing and Assessment Instructor Development Program.
This tester can perform the Standard PRT testing; Concept II Row testing
(2000m, 4-minute, 500 meter), and the Combat Fitness Evaluation.
- Concept II Rower Tester Training Course: This tester can perform the Concept II Row Testing
(2000m, 4-minute, 500 meter).
Outside Law Enforcement Agencies Concept 2 Rower Certification Manual 2018 (PDF)