Emergency Services Instructor 1

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Date(s) - January 27
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

United Technical Center


This 40-hour course will be conducted at the United Technical Center in Clarksburg, WV (Harrison County), located at 251 Marietta St, Clarksburg, WV 26301. Class dates will be January 27, 28, & 29, and February 10, 11, & 12, 2023.  Class times will be 6:00pm – 10:00pm on Fridays, and 8:00am – 5:00pm on Saturdays/Sundays.  You must attend all class sessions, as well as complete all of the required assignments in order to successfully complete the class.  This class meets the required instructional methodology content required by the WVDE in order to obtain an adult teaching permit for fire and/or EMS instructor.  Successful completion may lead to employment as an instructor with WVPST, however, is not a guarantee.  Students must have a reliable computer and access to reliable internet.  Course instructors are Mike Freeman and Brian Potter.

TUITION: $150.00 per registrant which includes the course textbook and access to the learning management system (does not include meals or lodging if necessary).  Tuition waivers may be available for those that qualify.

PRE-REQUISITES and REGISTRATION: Requirements for PST instructor, EMT – 4 years of field experience, current West Virginia EMT certification or higher, high school diploma or high school equivalency, and current BLS CPR instructor; Fire Service – 4 years of field experience, Firefighter 1 and 2, Hazardous Materials Operations, current CPR card and current First aid, WV EMR, WV EMT or WV Paramedic.  Students must have access to a computer in order to utilize the learning management system and successfully complete some assignments.  See the links below for additional information:

Summary of procedures to become a PST Instructor

Instructor Course Flyer Winter 2023

To register for the course, please fill out the attached registration form/application and submit it with payment to brian.potter@wvesc.org.

Instructor course application UTC Winter 2023.

If you have further questions contact the Clarksburg PST office at 304-326-7581.