Fire Fighter 1 – Online

Map Unavailable

Date(s) - November 17
5:30 pm

The 120-hour Fire Fighter 1 class meets NFPA 1001, 2019 edition.  The class includes NFPA 1001 2019 FF 1 Standard, HazMat Awareness/Operations, and First Aid/CPR.  Successful completion of this class provides the minimum requirements by the WV State Fire Commission to respond to fire calls.

WVPST Beckley will be offering an on-line fire fighter 1 course with hazardous materials awareness/operations.  The course will use the Jones and Bartlett interactive for the on-line firefighting course.  Students will enroll through PSTachio (directions below) and they will be given a textbook and access to the Jones and Bartlett website for Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills Interactive. The cost of the course is $225 per student which includes the textbook and on-line access.

Practical dates for the course are listed below. All practical skills days will begin at 9:00 am and are being held at Beaver VFD. The live burn day has not yet been set but attendance will be mandatory for completion of the class. Instructor is Bo Cook.

December 17, 2022

January 14, 2023

January 28, 2023

February 4, 2023

February 11, 2023

February 25, 2023

These are mandatory dates and you must attend all practical skills days as part of the course.

A mandatory orientation session will be held at the WVPST Beckley Office at 5:30 pm on November 17, 2022.  This is when students will receive the information for the course. Payment is due in full at the mandatory sign up session on November 17, 2022. Bring a check for $225 per student, made payable to SESC. No class materials will be issued without payment in full.

There will be an additional $50 supply fee after the student has completed the live burn training.

Class size is limited and you must pre-register:

PSTachio Log-in Information:

Go to:

If you have taken classes with PST in the last five years, you may already have an account. If you think you may have an account:

  • Click “LOG IN”
  • Click “forgot password” –  select your PST region (BECKLEY) from a drop‐down list. Enter your email address in the correct field and click “send password reset link.” This should send you a password reset email.
  • Reset your password (from the email) and log into the system.

 If you have taken classes with WVPST in the last five years, and get an error message that states: “The email address does not exist” please contact Angela Robinette for a password reset.


PST Class Registrations

Go to:

  • Click Registration
  • Enter the course number provided to you for the respective course.
  • 23-198-01 Fire Fighter 1
  • Press Enter after the course number is entered
  • Click Register
  • You should be rerouted to your Transcript.


If you don’t have an account, click Register.

  • Under location, select the correct region of the hosted class.
  • Complete all the information.
  • WVOEMS # is not applicable, if you do not have a WVOEMS account
  • Verify account through the email you receive from PSTachio.
  • Once you have verified your account, the respective PST Regional Coordinator and Specialist will receive a notification to approve your account.
  • After your account has been approved, you need to log in using the email address and password you set up.


This class is subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment numbers are not met.