Calendar Training Courses
Location Manchester Airport, UK
Date Thursday, April 9, 2020
Duration Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am


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.

Timetable 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:

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