News

Our Class C UST Operator Lease Program: Is it for you?

February 17th, 2017

Do you have a large number of class C UST operators?
Are you frustrated with high turnover rates?
Do you have your own in-house Learning Management System (LMS)?

Did you know we lease our course software?  For some UST owners, leasing our Class C UST operator training courseware is a very smart alternative that can save you time, money and effort.

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Wisconsin Mails Out 2017-18 UST Compliance Calendars

February 16th, 2017

For many years, the Wisconsin Small Business Environmental Assistance Program has mailed out hard copy calendars to remind gas station owners of daily, weekly, monthly compliance actions. This year they mailed out a two-year calendar for 2017 and 2018. It’s an awesome tool for Class A/B UST operators. From their web page: (more…)

Training Videos Courtesy of Tennessee

February 15th, 2017

We just discovered our friend Don Taylor at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is in a number of very good UST videos now available on YouTube.  Topics include spill bucket inspections, rectifier readings, dispenser inspections and more. Ben Thomas of UST Training has been working with these folks since the early 1990’s and is happy to see more great technical advice still coming out of Tennessee. See them all here

 

What Folks Like about Our Training

February 7th, 2017

Eight years ago in Colorado we launched the nation’s first state-approved online Class A/B UST operator training course. Since then we’ve grown to offer Class A/B training in a number of states. So how are we doing? (more…)

UST Training Now Offers Class A/B Training in Georgia

January 27th, 2017

Hello Georgia Class A/B UST operators! Our course is now online and approved by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. Learn more now

Overview:
Georgia Class A/B UST operator training course is a great way to meet the training requirements while learning everything you need to know to be an effective UST operator.

Self Paced:
This option allows users to watch 10 lessons online instead of attending a live webinar. Users take each lesson any time that is convenient. Great for new and experienced operators alike. Total lesson viewing time is about 3 hours. Plus a 1-hour final exam. (more…)

EPA’s UST Performance Measures

January 24th, 2017

The US EPA just published what is effectively the State of the Nation for Underground Storage Tank Systems for activities from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. How do you do in your state or region?

Last LUSTLine issue now available

January 23rd, 2017

Hi UST Class A/B Operators. Did you know there is a national newsletter about UST systems called LUSTLine? Check out the latest edition online.

Great topics include:

  • Emerging Contaminants and Shallow Groundwater
  • Corrosion in Underground Tanks Storing Diesel
  • Untangling UST Corrosion Issues
  • Field Notes: Lament, a Few Excuses…
  • There’s a Hole in the Bucket…
  • Using Environmental Covenants/Site Closure
  • Why States Should Be Concerned About Aging Tanks
  • Former TN Gas Station is Transformed

 

Our Group Accounts Just Got Easier

January 12th, 2017

If you are a UST owner, let’s say you need training for 3 Class A/B UST operators and 10 Class C UST operators. Good news — you can now set up a simple group account in just a few minutes.

We recently enhanced our group account setup. Now, any number of users can take any number of classes.

Our new account options:

Single User is perfect for one person to take Class A/B or Class C training or both.
User email required.

Training Kiosk is a great option for small to medium group of users who need any combination of Class A/B or Class C training.
Email required for account administrator only.
Single login credential shared for the whole group.

Course Library is good for medium to larger companies with a mix of Class A/B and/or C operators who also need more advanced reporting and tracking features.
Email required for all users.
Each user has own login credentials.