Description


This Texas UST A/B Operator Training Course introduces students to the safe operation of underground storage tank (UST) systems in compliance with state and federal regulations. It is divided into eight chapters that upon completion will give the comprehension on avoiding and minimizing the releases of gasoline, diesel, and other fuel products, and the environmental harm caused by leaks.


This course utilizes a combination of text, images, and narration, providing a multi-faceted learning experience for diverse learning styles.


Each chapter is followed by a quiz. If the student answers a quiz question incorrectly, the application automatically redirects the student to the correct course information. The student is then given another opportunity to answer the quiz question. This reflexive quizzing model ensures comprehension of the course material and reinforces learner retention.


Regulatory Information: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)


  • Name: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Phone: (512) 239-2200
  • Fax: (512) 239-2216
  • Website URL: http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/
  • Address:12100 Park 35 Circle
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78753

 

Course Objectives

This course will give Class A operators the knowledge necessary to lead on-site operation and maintenance of a UST facility.


Class A operators:

  • Manage resources and personnel;
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations;
  • Ensure that required records are kept; and
  • Ensure that operators at the facility are trained to respond to releases, spills, and other emergencies.


Class A operators must be trained on:


  • Spill and overfill prevention;
  • Methods of release detection and corrosion protection;
  • Emergency response procedures;
  • Product and equipment compatibility;
  • Financial responsibility;
  • Registration and spill notification;
  • Release and suspected release reporting and recordkeeping;
  • Requirements for temporary and permanent closure; and
  • Training requirements for Class B and Class C operators.


For Class B operators, this course will go into the responsibility for the daily operation and maintenance of a UST facility.


Class B operators:

  • Meet release detection recordkeeping and reporting requirements;
  • Meet release prevention recordkeeping and reporting requirements;
  • Ensure that equipment complies with industry standards; and
  • Train personnel to properly respond to emergencies caused by releases or spills.

Class B operators must be trained on:

  • Materials and components of UST systems, and their operation and maintenance;
  • Spill and overfill prevention;
  • Methods of release detection and corrosion protection;
  • Emergency response procedures;
  • Product and equipment compatibility;
  • Financial responsibility;
  • Registration and spill notification;
  • Release and suspected release reporting and recordkeeping;
  • Requirements for temporary and permanent closure; and
  • Training requirements for Class B and Class C operators

 

Topics Covered

Chapter 1 - Operator Overview


Chapter 2 - System and Components


Chapter 3 - Release Detection


Chapter 4 - Release Prevention


Chapter 5 - Planning and Response


Chapter 6 - Financial Responsibility


Chapter 7 - Registration and Installation


Chapter 8 - Inspection and Closure

 

End of Course Instructions

Upon successful completion of the course and final exam, students can print a copy of their certificate immediately. 

Exams

A final exam is required, consisting of 100 questions. The passing grade of 80 must be achieved in order to print a certificate. Students can complete the entire course in a single session (approximately 4 hours plus exam time) or take the course in segments. 


Additional Information

What is the Texas UST Training Program?

The environmental, health and safety hazards of a leaking underground storage tank (UST) cannot be overstated. To prevent accidents and promote awareness, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires UST system owners and operators to undergo compliance training.


Who Should Take the Texas UST Operator Training Course?

Owners and operators of regulated UST systems must adhere to the training requirements specified in Title 30 TAC 334.601-606. This web-based program from is recommended for Class A and Class B operators of UST facilities in Texas. It tackles how to operate UST systems safely, satisfy state and federal requirements, and train Class C employees accordingly.


Class A and B operators who were designated after August 8, 2012, must complete a TCEQ-approved course before operating or managing an underground storage tank. Designed to meet the latest TCEQ requirements, the Class A and Class B UST Facility Operator Training Course includes crucial steps to identify, address, and prevent the release of gasoline, diesel, and other fuel products.


Why Choose 360training.com?

At 360training.com, you’re just a few clicks away from learning the essentials of UST operations. Because the course is 100% online, you can complete your training requirements without worrying about time traveling to training centers or conflicting schedules. Get 24/7 access to our UST training modules and learn at your convenience!


What Happens Next?

Learners who have successfully completed the course may print the training certificate on demand. To maintain compliance, UST operators need to be retrained within 3 years of their last training. For more information about the Texas UST operator training course, contact 360training.com. Reach out to local regulatory authorities for complete training guidelines. Got questions? Contact us below or call 877-881-2235


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