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Arizona Instructor-Led Class A/B UST Operator Course

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) provides this course at no direct cost to Arizona UST Owners/Operators. If you do not own or operate a facility in Arizona you are not eligible to attend for FREE. If room is available, you may arrange to attend the course for a $295 fee. Call Petro Classroom at 844-303-6752.

​Arizona has updated its UST rules to align with those of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The rule updates went into effect on January 1, 2020, in the Arizona Administrative Code (AAC). Click here for a summary of the updates to the Arizona rules. Petro Classroom has updated the Arizona Class A/B UST Operator Course to reflect these new rules.

​​The AZ Class A/B UST Operator class will be completed in one day and upon passing a final exam, operators will receive their A/B UST Operator Training Certificate of Completion. ​The course content that will be presented includes:

​Chapter 1: Introduction

This chapter provides an overview of the Federal Regulations governing UST systems. A/B UST Operators will learn the top violations issued by the ADEQ and how preventing UST compliance and operational issues will decrease maintenance costs and increase profits for their facilities.

​Chapter 2: Components of Tank Systems

This chapter is an in-depth look at the components of a UST tank system and common equipment issues that may cause leaks and require regular monitoring, maintenance and repair.  This chapter also includes compliance training for Operators of Generator USTs.

Chapter 3: Release Detection and Reporting

This chapter delves into the various methods of release detection in compliance with state and federal law and the importance of proper installation and maintenance of monitoring equipment.

Chapter 4: State Requirements

This chapter will discuss the specific and unique requirements of the ADEQ.

​Chapter 5: Temporary & Permanent Closure

This chapter discusses the rule requirements and recordkeeping for placing a tank in temporary closure or permanent closure and changing the service of a tank.

​Chapter 6: Operator Training

This chapter defines the duties and responsibilities of the Class A, B and C UST Operators as well as the certification training and documentation requirements for each class of operator.

​​Chapter 7: Inspections

This chapter will cover the State’s compliance inspections and the new federally mandated periodic owner/operator inspections (e.g., 30-Day Walkthrough Inspections) as set forth by the 2015 UST Regulations.

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