UST Operator On-line Training Videos

The videos below will help operators prepare for the Class A and Class B certification exams. The Class C training video provides general information and may be useful for training Class C employees. Class C employees must also receive training specific to the facilities where they will work from certified Class A or Class B operators.

UST Operator On-line Training Videos

The videos were produced by the Arkansas Oil Marketers Association and ADEQ.

UST Operator Class A and Class B Training, Part 1

  • UST Regulations
    • Federal Regulation 40CFR 280
    • Arkansas Regulation 12
    • Energy Policy Act of 2005
  • What Is an Underground Storage Tank?
    • New Tanks
    • Existing Tanks
  • Operator Certification Classes A,B & C
  • Types of Tanks
    • STIP 3
    • Clad Steel Tanks
    • Jacketed Steel Tanks
    • Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tanks
    • Compartment Tanks
    • Manifolded Tanks
    • Double-Walled Tanks
  • Types of Piping
    • Cathodically Protected Steel
    • Fiberglass
    • Flexible Plastic
    • Semi Rigid
  • New or Replacement Tanks and Pressurized Piping Installed After July 1, 2007, must be secondarily contained and the interstitial space must be monitored
  • New or Replacement Gas Dispensers installed after July 1, 2007, require an under dispenser spill containment sump
  • Spill Protection
  • Overfill Protection
    • Automatic Shutoff or Flapper
    • Valves 95% Full
    • Ball Float Valves 90% Full
    • Audio or Visual Alarms 90% Full
  • Corrosion Protection
    • Cathodic Protection
    • Internal Tank Lining
  • Protecting Stainless Steel Flex Connectors
    • Cathodic Protection
    • Isolation
  • Corrosion Protection Testing
    • Record Keeping Requirements

UST Operator Class A and Class B Training, Part 2

  • Release Detection
    • Automatic Tank Gauge
    • Interstitial Monitoring
    • Statistical Inventory Reconciliation
    • Continuous In-Tank Leak Detection
    • Vapor Monitoring
    • Groundwater Monitoring
    • Inventory Control with Tank Tightness Testing
    • Manual Tank Gauging
  • Pressurized Piping Leak Detection
    • Line Leak Detectors
  • Suction Piping Leak Detection
    • Safe Suction
  • Handling Releases at UST Sites
    • Subsurface
    • Surface
  • Most frequent violations for UST Owner/Operators
  • Delivery Prohibition Red Tagging
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Petroleum Storage Tank Trust Fund
    • Corrective Action
    • Third Party Liability
  • Recordkeeping
  • Notification
  • Temporarily Out of Service of Tanks
  • Permanent Closure of Tanks

UST Operator Class C Training

  • Fueling System Emergency Shutoff
  • Emergency response procedures for the facility and the posted location
  • How to monitor fuel dispensing and delivery controls
  • Instructions on how to respond to Automatic Tank Gauge alarms if applicable
  • Emergency spill and response equipment UST Equipment
  • UST Equipment
    • Dispenser
    • Hose
    • Nozzle
    • Breakaway Coupling
    • Emergency Shutoff Switch
    • Automatic Tank Gauge