Public Service Training

WVPST provides training for emergency services personnel throughout the state.

Public Service Training, or “PST”, is the umbrella term for a group of programs related to maintaining the health, safety, and well-being of the general public including but not limited to- Firefighting, Emergency Medical Services, and Law Enforcement.

How important is Public Service Training? Well, the next time you pass an automobile accident, house fire, or medical emergency, there is a good chance that the person responding to the incident has received some or all of his/her training from the West Virginia Public Service Training program. Let our cooperative, help you get the training you need.

Emergency Medical Technician(EMT)

  • First Aid/CPR
  • Rescue Training (Rope, Vehicle Extracation, Swift Water, etc….) Firefighter and Fire Officer
  • Emergency Services Instructor
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Incident Command System
  • Law Enforcement/Incident Command Officer

Find Your PST Region

Northern PST

Counties: Brooke, Doddridge, Hancock, Marshall,
Ohio, Pleasants, Ritchie, Tyler, Wetzel

North Central PST

Counties: Barbour, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia
Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur

Mid Ohio Valley PST

Counties: Calhoun, Gilmer, Jackson
Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wirt, Wood

South West PST

Counties: Boone, Cabell, Clay, Kanawha,
Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, Wayne

PST Program Specialists

Eva Godbey

Eva Godbey

Mid Ohio Valley Region Public Service Training Specialist

Office: 304-766-0011 ext 22
Cell:  304-488-9299
Brian Potter

Brian Potter

North Central Public Service Training Specialist

P.O. Box 40                                                                   
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Phone: 304-326-7580, Ext 5918
Cell: 304-627-0093
Fax: 304-622-6138
Jerry Shumate

Jerry Shumate

Northern Region Public Service Training Specialist

C/o WVNCC Wheeling Campus
1704 Market St., Rm 322
Wheeling, WV 26003


501 22nd Street
Dunbar, WV  25064

Phone: 304-766-0011

Fax: 304-766-0022