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Authorised Person: Petroleum training course

Course code: AP8  |  View training area

A 5 day training course for delegates who have been nominated for appointment as authorising engineer or authorised person petroleum. Delegates who are to be appointed under safety rules, should be in possession of a completed and countersigned log book and should also be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of experience of mechanical systems and mechanical principles and theory.

Please see below for our full training overview for the Petroleum Authorised Person course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with legislation.
  • An independent recommendation of suitability as an Authorised Person.
  • Better documentation, communication and enforcement of safe working procedures.

What you will learn

  • An overview of relevant statutory legislation including the roles and duties of appointed personnel.
  • Scope and application of the MOD Safety Rules for work on Petroleum installations.
  • Petroleum Products and Hazards, Combustible Gas Indicators and Oxygen Meters, Oxygen and Combustible tests.
  • Personal protective equipment and safety equipment.
  • Management, application and control of documentation.
  • Bulk Fuel Installations, Tanks, Valves, Pipelines, Filters.
  • Work on electrical equipment in hazardous areas.
  • Issue of Gas Free Certificates.
  • Isolation Methodology, Issue and cancellation of Permits to Work, Setting out of Restricted and Hazardous Areas.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • The output from this course is a recommendation to support an Authorising Engineers decision when considering the appointment of Authorised Persons.

How is this training delivered?

  • Delegates complete practical exercises that involve the management, application and control of documentation. There is an emphasis on hands on experience wherever this is possible.
  • Assessment is by written paper on an isolation documentation exercise.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates of this petroleum course can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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15/01/2018Mon 15 Jan 2018Fri 19 Jan 2018 York £1285.00£1542.00 Add to my basket
12/03/2018Mon 12 Mar 2018Fri 16 Mar 2018 Swindon £1285.00£1542.00 Add to my basket
02/07/2018Mon 02 Jul 2018Fri 06 Jul 2018 York £1285.00£1542.00 Add to my basket
01/10/2018Mon 01 Oct 2018Fri 05 Oct 2018 Swindon £1285.00£1542.00 Add to my basket