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Another Live Webinar for AZ Class A/B Operators 3/10/2021

February 19, 2021

Another Live Webinar for AZ Class A/B Operators 3/10/2021

Big news! UST Training is now offering Class A/B UST operator training by live webinar for qualifying Arizona UST owners and operators for free.

The next one is March 10, 2020, 8 AM – 12 PM AZ Time.

Register here

All you need is

  • Internet and computer speakers or headphones. A computer mic is optional for chatting with the instructor.
  • You also need to own or operate a UST regulated by the ADEQ, and be an employee of the company and not a third party contractor.

More information here

Any questions about this option, please contact us anytime at 866-301-8265 or [email protected]

 

 

January 4, 2021

Class A/B in Hindi Now Available in Texas

Another first in the world of UST Training: We are excited to announce we have launched the nation’s first Class A/B UST Operator Training course narrated in Hindi for our Hindi-speaking Texas UST Operators.

We recognize the landscape of convenience store operators has changed over the past decade and many of our customers come from diverse backgrounds and speak a growing number of languages. So it makes sense to offer our nationally recognized course in a language that is common to the सुविधा की दुकान (convenience store) world.

Check it out!

We’ve teamed up with Javed Surani, President of Your Environmental Specialist in Beaumont Texas, who helped translate the course into Hindi. Javed’s father, Jalaluddin, who is a convenience store operator, provided the voice talent.

Feedback from our first users of our Hindi-narrated Class C course:

“I enjoyed the pictures and videos. Great visuals. The Hindi made it easy for me to understand the training. Learned so much!”
“Detailing and material is nice”
“The Class C Hindi Operator training is amazing! I learned more in the 30 minutes than I have ever learned while working at gas stations for the last 20 years!”

Want more information?Contact us at 866-301-8265 or [email protected].

 

November 6, 2020

Hawai’i Class A/B Course Updated

We’ve updated our very popular Hawai’i Class A/B UST Operator Training course, which includes

  • Better images
  • Easier to read
  • More suggestions to how avoid leaks and violations
  • Newest UST regulations
  • Latest inspection forms

Check it out!

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New Indian Country UST Inspection Video Now Available

October 16, 2020

Ben Thomas created a special training video for UST operators and inspectors of Indian Country USTs. It’s informative, filmed on location the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Washington, and free to watch. Check it out and pass it along. And special thanks to Dustin Weatherby for being such an awesome UST operator!

Need Indian Country Class A/B or C UST Operator Training that is 100% online? Learn more.

October 15, 2020

Nebraska 5 Year Class A/B Refresher Due in 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: As of October 15, 2020, the revised Nebraska UST rules have not yet been adopted. We are working closely with the State Fire Marshal’s Office and have updated our slides to meet the new rules but we cannot publish the new slides until the rules are final. The moment we know the new rules are finalized, and we have approved from the Fire Marshal, we will make the new course available.


Hello Nebraska Class A/B UST Operators. We wanted to let you a few important things about your 5-year certification.

  1. In 2020, you must renew if you got certified in 2015, which should be many/most of you.
  2. You will automatically get a reminder notice from us through our host company Coggno.
  3. Nebraska has developed new UST rules to match Federal EPA requirements, which include some new testing and inspecting requirements.
  4. We’ve revised our course to include the new rules and sent to the Nebraska State Fire Marshal for review. But,
  5. The new Nebraska UST rules have not yet been adopted or made official. So,
  6. Once the new rules get adopted, we hope to get our revised Class A/B course approved ASAP before you need to renew so you get trained on the new rules.

Any questions about the Nebraska UST rules or about refresher training, contact us anytime at 866-301-8265 or [email protected].

Our Arizona Class A/B and C Courses Now FREE

October 6, 2020

BIG NEWS

  • Arizona Class A/B and C UST Operator Training is now FREE courtesy of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).
  • Classes are self-paced and 100% online. No more travel!
  • Free for all operators of USTs regulated by the ADEQ who are employees of the UST owner’s company (excludes third party contractors).
  • Fast, easy, and convenient. Computer, laptop and tablet-friendly.
  • Brought to you by the national UST experts at USTTraining.com.

Get started today

How it works

  1. Determine how many training licenses you need (Class A/B or C or both).
  2. Select number and type of licenses.
  3. Setup individual or group account when you checkout.
  4. For group accounts: assign licenses, start training
  5. For individuals: start training

What if I don’t know who needs to trained as an A/B or C operator?
Easy. Contact us to help you decide. Call 866-301-8265 or email [email protected]

What do I need to start?
Just a computer with Internet and speakers. Learn from home or work.

I’m super busy at work. Can I start and stop anytime I like?
Absolutely. Fit the training into your work schedule by pausing anytime.

How long does it take?
Class C training can be done in about 30 minutes. Class A/B takes a bit longer: about 3 hours.

Do I automatically get certified?
Yes, once you pass the final exam (80% or better) you can print your certificate of completion.

Are the course approved?
Our Class A/B course is approved by the ADEQ and our Class C course meets all the ADEQ requirements.

Can I train as many people as I like?
ADEQ wants everyone trained equally so ideally you should train at least one Class A/B and all Class C’s per individual UST location.

What if I get stuck or have questions?
We have tech support standing by during normal business hours to help get you unstuck.
Or call 866-301-8265 or email [email protected]

August 19, 2020

Oregon Deadline Coming Up

This just in from the Oregon DEQ…

New UST Rules in Effect October 1!

Remember that starting October, 1 the new UST Rules changes take effect. Regulated USTs are subject to additional testing requirements, and emergency generator USTs are no longer exempt from release detection requirements.

You can view Underground Storage Tank Compliance Program 2018 Rule Changes & Other Related Guidance Directive on DEQ’s web site: (https://www.oregon.gov/deq/FilterDocs/ust2018RulesDirective.pdf) for more information on the new requirements around

Monthly walkthrough inspections
Overfill prevention equipment tests
Spill prevention equipment tests
Containment sump tests
Operability tests for release detection equipment

DEQ encourages owners and permittees to take the necessary steps to comply with the new requirements now. All requirements be- come enforceable on October 1st. This means that, in order to remain compliant with UST statutes, and avoid the possibility of financial penalties, you must complete all required testing on or before October 1st.

We anticipate Service Providers will be very busy as this due date approaches. Contact Steve Paiko at [email protected] for a current list of service providers who are able to do this work.

 

May 15, 2020

Tanknology Now Offers Our Online Courses Nationwide

Our good friends at Tanknology, the world’s largest provider of tank testing and environmental compliance services for petroleum systems, now offers all our of online, state-specific Class A/B and C course on their web page. Check it out!. The Class C courses are approved or accepted in every state and territory (except CA) and the Class A/B courses are approved in 25 states and territories with more come coming soon.

Allen Porter, President and CEO of Tanknology, adds “As the nation’s most trusted provider of environmental compliance testing, Tanknology is excited to team with UST Training and to offer our clients a full array of online training options. We feel this partnership will benefit our clients, both large and small, and will add to the selection of services that Tanknology offers.”

Also look for Class C in Hindi, not to mention bulk discounts for all the classes. Start training now!

Learn more about Tanknology here

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