Tait UST Operator Training

Alabama Class C Operator


Course Powered by UST Training

State UST Operator Training Regulation

Alabama Department of Environmental Management Underground Storage Tank Regulations, Rule 335-6-15-46

State Deadline

August 8, 2012

Frequency Of Training

Initial only unless the Department finds the facility out of compliance.

Timing Of Class C Training

Class C operators must be trained before assuming responsibility for responding to emergencies.

Requirements Of Class C Training

The Class C operator typically controls or monitors the dispensing or sale of regulated substances; and, is responsible for initial response to alarms or releases associated with the UST system. The Class C operator shall be trained to take action in response to emergencies or alarms caused by spills, overfills, releases, or suspected releases from an UST system. Trainers of Class C operators are not required to obtain approval of the training materials from the state fire marshal prior to providing training.

Course Description

This course provides the Class C UST Operator an overview of the training needed to respond to emergency conditions at underground storage tank (UST) facilities. Our Class C Operator Course and Certification provides training on the following:

  • Introduction to a generic UST facility including the major fuel system components and emergency equipment
  • The roles and responsibilities of the Class A, B and C Operators.
  • Site-specific emergency procedures development
  • Emergency contact procedures
  • Safety awareness for employees and customers
  • Overfill prevention
  • Monitoring of the UST facility
  • Fire safety and introduction to fire extinguishers
  • Alarm panel recognition and response procedures
  • Fuel spill containment and cleanup

At the end of the course, a 10 question exam is administered and you will be required to answer 8 out of 10 questions correctly to be certified. When you pass the exam, you will be able to download your certificate of completion from the student log-in page. Class C operator training records shall be maintained at the SUT facility so they are immediately available upon inspection by the Department.