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3 Day Combined Petrol Filling Stations – Combined Construction, Audit and Inspection Course

Where: Stansted Airport, UK

When: 10/09/2018 09:00 until 12/09/2018 16:30

This course has been designed as a refresher course for those returning to Petroleum Inspection or for those seeking a “Fast Track” initial basic training as a petroleum inspector. The course covers the fundamental sections of the “Blue Book” as well as the principles of Audit and Inspection of a petrol filling station. This course also includes an update on Petroleum Legislation that contains details on the new UK Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014.


Who Should Attend

Petroleum Officers

Environmental Health Officers

Environmental Agency Officers

Trading Standards Officers

Fire Authorities


Project Managers

Health & Safety Managers/Advisors

Company Auditors


Subjects covered


Properties and Hazards of Petrol

Site Planning Considerations

Hazardous Area Classifications on Forecourts and Equipment Selection

Underground Tanks- Problems and Solution, Tank Types and Tank Accessories

Containment Systems – Pipes

Drainage Systems

Dispensers – Selection and Choosing Pumping Systems

Vapour Recovery

Leak Detection

Canopies and Buildings

Inspection and Checking of Electrical Equipment

Maintenance Testing, Repairs and Modification

Decommissioning of the Service Station

Why do we Inspect? Accidents, Fires, Leaks and Explosions

Risk Assessment and Desk Top Exercise

Visit to a Petrol Filling Station – Simulated Audit and Inspection

Discussion and Enforcement Options

Dealing with Plan Submissions

Report Writing and Legal Notices

This course attracts 18 hours continued professional development and applies a practical approach to enforcement supported by numerous hand out material.


Dinner, bed and breakfast is included on the first night and second night of the course if you are booking with the accommodation included.


Click here to view the timetable

Price includes all refreshments, lunch, course handout notes and presentation certificate.
Each Delegate will receive a continued development certificate (CPD) for 18 hours.

Bespoke courses available. Contact Jane Mardell at the APEA office, details below.
Jane Mardell, APEA Business Manager
Tel: 0345 603 5507
E-mail: admin@apea.org.uk

Booking online

To book places online please use the form above to specify the number of APEA member and / or APEA non-member places you require. At the checkout you can pay by credit card or choose to pay by ‘cheque/bank transfer’ and an invoice will be raised for you if you are in the UK.

Booking Conditions

On receipt by the APEA of the training booking form, the delegate(s) booked is/are committed to attending the APEA training course and will be liable for the course fee. If a delegate place is cancelled less than 7 days before the course date and payment has not already been received by the APEA, the full course fee is payable. If payment has been made prior to the course date, no refunds are allowable unless more than 7 days notice is given to the APEA, however, an alternative delegate can be substituted.

Confirmation, joining instructions and venue details will be emailed two weeks before the course date. The APEA reserves the right to cancel and return course fees in full if any training course is under subscribed.

PO Box 106, Saffron Walden, CB11 3XT, Essex, United Kingdom

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