Water Rescue Operations

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Date(s) - May 04
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Institute VFD

WVPST is pleased to announce a Water Rescue Operations class.

When: May 4, 6, and 7, 2023

Time: 1800-2300 on 5/4/23 and 0730-1830 5/6/23 & 5/7/23

Where: Institute VFD (301 Dubois St., Institute, WV 25112)

Instructors: CJ Scalf

Tuition: $45/person

Class Size: 10 seats available

This 30-hour class meets the Operations Level requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapters 16, 17, and 22. The textbook is “Water Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670: Surface, Swiftwater, Dive, Ice, Surf, and Flood”, Second Edition. The same textbook is used for Water Rescue Awareness, Operations, and Technician.

Prerequisites include the three following:

  • Must pass swim test,
  • Must have Water Rescue Awareness OR WVPST Rescue Core Prerequisites
  • AND Must have Rope Rescue Level 1 OR Rope Rescue Operations


To Register: Follow the guidelines in the attached document using the course number in this posting. WVPST is adopting a new registration platform that we believe will be more user-friendly. Should you have any issues, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us.

Link: www.pstachio.wvnet.edu (If link doesn’t work, use Google Chrome and search PSTachio.wvnet.edu)

Class Number: 23-397-03 WVPST Charleston

If you have any questions or issues registering, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us