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CS09 – 1 Day Skilled Person Petroleum (Theory) Course


Purpose of the course:

This course delivers 7 hours Accredited *CPD classroom instruction and is designed to meet the theoretical requirements of a Skilled Person (Petroleum) in accordance with MoD, JSP375, Chapter 5 – Safety Rule Book.

On completion of the course, delegates should be able to identify typical risks that may be present or introduced whilst carrying out work in petroleum installations and in particular with regards to fuel tank entry and ensure that appropriate control measures are in place prior to any work being carried out.   The Skilled Person (Petroleum) will be able to identify the key personnel involved and their specific role and duties

What will be covered on the course:
  • Overview of Statutory Regulations
  • Introduction to Petroleum Products, Characteristics and Classification
  • Typical MoD Petroleum Installations
  • Introduction and Scope of Chapter 5 Safety Rule Book
  • Roles and Duties of Appointed Personnel
  • Hazards Associated with Petroleum Installations
  • Product Spillage
  • Medical Requirements, Signs, Notices and Posters
  • Electrical Work in Petroleum Areas
  • Isolation Methodology
  • Gas Detection & Monitoring (use of PGD2)
  • Overview of Safety Equipment, PPE and RPE
  • Restricted Areas and Grass Cutting
  • Safety Documentation Standing Instructions and Permits to Work

Course summary:

• Course duration: One day (9:00am – 5:00pm)
• Maximum instructor/delegate ratio: 1:8
• Delivery: Classroom based theory
• Assessment: Multiple choice test paper
• Certification: CPD Accredited Certificate of Training (valid for 3 years)

Additional Information:

• Delegates must have a good command of written and spoken English

* This course can be taken in conjunction with our practical entry courses

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