West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

This page was last edited: 12/16/19

Regional Certification Examination Schedule and Fees

CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

REGION ONE
WESTOVER
304-285-3268

REGION TWO
WELCH
304-436-8421

REGION THREE
DANVILLE
304-369-7823

REGION FOUR
OAK HILL
304-469-8100

EXAM FEE

APPLICATION
FORM

Surface Apprentice

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday - Friday

$10

No Form - Training Class Required

Surface Miner

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday - Friday

$10

Miner Experience Document

Underground Apprentice

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday - Friday

$10

No Form - Training Class Required

Underground Miner

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday - Friday

$10

Miner Experience Document

Shot Firer

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

Shot Firer Form

Gas Testing

Monday – Friday

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$10

Gas Testing Form

Belt Examiner

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

Belt Examiner Form

Coal Truck Driver

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday - Friday

$10

Coal Truck Driver Form

Electrical Apprentice

By Appointment

By Appointment

Monday – Friday

By Appointment

$10

Apprentice Electrician Application

Electrician

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$15

Electrician Application

EMT - Miner

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

EMT-M Application

EMT – Instructor

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

EMT-M Application

Mine Foreman

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$35

Underground - Surface

Underground Mine Foreman Upgrade

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner
WV Office of MHST
14 Commerce Drive - Suite 2
Westover, WV 26501

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

Underground Mine Foreman Certification Change Form

Surface Mine Foreman Upgrade

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:

Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner
WV Office of MHST
14 Commerce Drive -
Suite 2
Westover, WV 26501

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

Surface Mine Foreman Certification Change Form

Mine Foreman - Reciprocity

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

By Appointment

$35

Underground
Surface

Assistant Mine Foreman

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$35

Underground
Surface

Clay Mine Foreman

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$35

Clay Mine Foreman Application

Shaft/Slope Superintendent

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$35

Shaft/Slope Form

Shaft/Slope Examiner Foreman

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$35

Shaft/Slope Form

Shaft/Slope Shot Firer

Monday – Friday 

Monday – Friday 

Monday – Friday 

Monday – Friday 

$10

Shaft/Slope Shot Firer Experience Form

Surface Construction Supervisor

No Examination
Mail completed form and
 payment to:


Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner

WV Office of MHST
14 Commerce Drive - Suite 2
Westover, WV 26501

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner
WV Office of MHST

830 Virginia Ave
Welch, WV 24801

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner
WV Office of MHST

137 Peach Ct., Suite 2
Danville, WV 25053

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn: Mine Foreman Examiner
WV Office of MHST
550 Industrial Drive
Oak Hill, WV 25901

$10

Surface Construction Supervisor Form

Mine Rescue Instructor

Contact Jim Hodges at
304-369-7823 or email
James.H.Hodges@wv.gov

Same

Same

Same

$35

Mine Rescue Instructor Form

Mine Rescue Team Member

Contact Jim Hodges at
304-369-7823 or email
James.H.Hodges@wv.gov

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$10

See Mr. Hodges for appropriate paperwork

Gas Test Inst., Cnst.,
Shaft/Slope Supervisor

Monday – Friday

By Appointment

By Appointment

By Appointment

$10

Gas Testing Form

Certified Diesel Instructor

Contact Randy Bell at
304-469-8100 or email
Randy.S.Bell@wv.gov

Same

Same

Same

$150

Diesel Instructor Form

40 Hour Instructor

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn:  Harrison Stollings
WV Office of MHST
137 Peach Court - Suite 2

Danville, WV 25053

Same

Same

Same

$10

40 Hour Instructor Form

80 Hour Instructor

No Examination
Mail completed form and
payment to:


Attn:  Harrison Stollings
WV Office of MHST
137 Peach Court - Suite 2
Danville, WV 25053

Same

Same

Same

$10

80 Hour Instructor Form

Raised Bore/Blind Drilling Superintendent

Complete form and submit to:

Attn: Phil Adkins

WV Office of MHST
550 Industrial Drive
Oak Hill, WV 25901

He will then schedule gas test in
regional office.

Same

Same

Same

$35

Raised Bore / Blind Drilling Superintendent Examiner Foreman and Raised Bore / Blind Drilling Examiner Foreman

Raised Bore/Blind Drilling Foreman

Complete form and submit to:

Attn: Phil Adkins

WV Office of MHST
550 Industrial Drive
Oak Hill, WV 25901

He will then schedule gas test in
regional office.

Same

Same

Same

$35

Raised Bore / Blind Drilling Superintendent Examiner Foreman and Raised Bore / Blind Drilling Examiner Foreman

Qualified Clearing Crew

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

$10

Training certificate only

For further information, contact any Miners’ Health Safety and Training office. The above stated fees and test schedule are subject to periodic changes.

We will accept payments made by credit-debit card, check, money order or cash..  We ask if you do bring cash to have the correct amount.  We do not have a means of making change.

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