The course measures a total of 870 feet, and consists of a series of nine interspersed individual tasks, arranged in a continuous format that are viewed as being essential physical job-tasks for law enforcement training. The tasks include running, jumping (low hurdle), climbing stairs, low crawling, broad-style jumping, climbing a fence, climbing through a window, moving/dragging a 150-lb weight, and changing direction on the run. The standard for successful completion of the PAT will be for the applicant to complete the course in two minutes and six seconds (2:06). Please see the PAT Protocol on the SC Criminal Justice Academy’s website at