This schedule is developed as a forecast of blaster training and exam dates. They may be
subject to change. Always contact the Blaster Certification section to register and to
confirm dates a minimum of 10 days before appearing at the training or exam.
Required application forms and fees must be submitted prior to attendance to the exam. Payments for
exam fee and study guide can be made the day of the training or exam. All applicants and
attendees should be at the WV DEP office lobby at 7:30-7:45 am to check-in, submit any forms,
and pay any fees due.
The training session will be from 8 am to 5 pm with a noon break. The
exam will begin at 8 am. The training and exams sessions will be conducted at the WV DEP
Office located at 601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304.
To register for a training session or exam or for any questions, please contact us.
Division of Mining and Reclamation
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-0490