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Authorised Person Petroleum (APP)

£1,095 + VAT
4 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Accredited training course is designed to introduce the Authorised Person (Petroleum) to the requirements of safe working on petroleum installations. It is the Authorised Person's responsibility to ensure that the Safe Systems of Work for installations are implemented, managed and controlled by the appointed Competent Persons (CP). This course has also been developed in line with the requirements of JSP375 Volume 3 Chapter 5 and procedures for Petroleum.
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at engineering staff who have the responsibility for the safe handling of petroleum, and who may be appointed as the Authorised Person (Petroleum).
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Overview of Statutory Legislation and MOD Regulations
  • Petroleum Products and Hazards
  • Petroleum Installations
  • Fuel Spillage Control
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Roles and Duties
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Management Arrangements
  • Signs, Notices and Posters
  • Electrical Works in Petroleum Installations
  • Gas Detection and Monitoring
  • Safety Equipment
  • Risk Assessment and Isolation Methodology
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Operation Procedures (Documentation)
  • Practical Exercise (Syndicate)
  • Evening Exercise Review
  • Practical Exercise
  • Practical Exercise
  • Written Assessment (Administrational and Technical)
  • Documentation Assessment (Isolations)
  • Documentation Assessment (Isolations)
  • Introduction to petroleum products, characteristics and classification
  • Understand the current Health and Safety legislation in respect to petroleum installations
  • Hazards and risks associated with petroleum product, and infrastructure
  • Overview of petroleum systems and installations
  • JSP 375 Vol 3 Chapter 5 - Rules and Procedures, Roles and Duties
  • Isolation methodology
  • Auditing and monitoring
  • Electrical work in petroleum areas
  • Testing and safety equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Assessing and appointing CPs
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Experience working around Petroleum.
Everything you require for this course is provided

Course Training Team


Carl Davies

Senior Petroleum and Mechanical Training Consultant

Carl has over 30 years of experience of mechanical projects worldwide and has been training people for over 15 years. He spent over 26 years in the Royal Engineers, as a petroleum specialist, of which the last 6 years included training army staff.


Customer Questions

Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 26th October 2020
End date: Thursday, 29th October 2020
Monday, 23rd November 2020
End date: Thursday, 26th November 2020
Monday, 14th December 2020
End date: Thursday, 17th December 2020
Monday, 11th January 2021
End date: Thursday, 14th January 2021
Monday, 8th March 2021
End date: Thursday, 11th March 2021

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