UST Certification Training Now Available for Illinois

Exciting news for our Underground Storage Tank division! We are happy to announce the addition of our newest UST Class A/B Operator Certification Training for the state of Illinois. This course has been reviewed and approved by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and successful completion of this training will award UST Class A/B operator certification in the state of Illinois. 




Now you can get your UST Class A/B or Class C Illinois certification

right here, right now!




In these training programs, you will learn critical compliance information required to perform your job as a certified UST Class A/B or Class C operator in the state of Illinois. Module topics include:


Class A/B curriculum:

  • UST Operator Training Requirements
    • State requirements
    • Operator responsibilities
    • Facility and training record requirements
  • Underground Storage Tanks
    • What tanks qualify as USTs
    • Common construction materials
    • Product compatibility and requirements
    • Tank venting
    • Secondary Containment
    • Sumps
  • Spill and Overfill Prevention
    • Correct filling practices
    • Spill prevention equipment and requirements
    • Overfill protection devices
    • Prevention requirements
  • Release Detection
    • Automatic tank gauging (ATG) systems and regulatory requirements
    • ATG monthly leak tests
    • Inventory control and common problems
    • Monitoring devices
    • Under-dispenser containment (UDC)
    • Release detection requirements
    • Spill detection inspections
  • Corrosion Control
    • Corrosion protection requirements
    • Cathodic protection, testing and recordkeeping
    • Interior lining
  • UST Financial Requirements
    • Demonstrating financial responsibility
    • UST financial responsibility categories
    • Required dollar amount of financial responsibility
    • Required scope of coverage
    • General recordkeeping/reporting requirements
    • When coverage is no longer necessary
  • Temporary and Permanent Tank Closure
    • Delivery prohibition programs
    • Closing a tank temporarily and permanently
  • Emergency Response
    • UST release response
    • Identifying and responding to suspected releases
    • Short and long-term actions
    • Spill containment materials
    • Steps to follow when responding to a petroleum spill
    • Spills reaching water
    • Large spills
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
    • Importance of recordkeeping
    • Recordkeeping requirements

Plus much more!


Class C curriculum:

  • Introduction to Class C Operators
    • Class C operator responsibilities
    • Class C operator certification
    • Operator requirements and training records
  • UST System Components
    • The primary parts of a pump dispenser
    • Spill prevention equipment
    • Safeguard and emergency shut off devices
  • Spill and Overfill Prevention
    • Main sources of UST releases
    • How to be prepared for an emergency
    • Correct filling practices
  • Emergency Response
    • Release monitoring
    • Common causes of spills and releases
    • What to do in case of an emergency
  • Cleanup
    • Spill containment materials
    • Basic steps to follow when responding to a petroleum spill
    • Washing down spills

Plus much more!



Reduce your risk of noncompliance.

Get your Illinois UST Class A/B or Class C Certification today.




And be sure to check out our full catalog of

UST state-certified and preparatory training programs: