Petroleum Equipment Installer

PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT INSTALLER

Credential Issued:
ITA Certificate of Qualification (Petroleum Equipment Installer)

Occupational Description:
Petroleum Equipment Installers work in the downstream petroleum sector of the Oil and Gas Industry. They install and remove storage, transfer, handling and dispensing equipment for liquid fuel products.

Petroleum Equipment Installers perform their work at a variety of job sites, including primary fuel terminals, bulk fuel outlets, airports, railways, ports, bus and taxi fleet terminals, retail fuel outlets, large public and commercial facilities.

Due to the products handled in the equipment they service, Petroleum Equipment Installers must conform to a range of federal, provincial and municipal regulations in the performance of their duties. They must have the skills and knowledge to maintain a safe work site and prevent damage to the environment and harm to human beings through correct fuel and vapour containment.

Program Duration & Structure:
Work-based training, all designed to meet the competency standards and profile defined by the industry and approved ITA and will generally take 3 years to complete.

 

  • Total Work-based: 4500 hrs

Program Completion Requirements:

  • Completion of 4500 hours workplace hours:
  • Sponsor attestation

Completion of technical training:
Mark of 70% on ITA written level examination on the content of the following courses:

  • Level 1, Common Core
  • Level 2, Petroleum Equipment Installer

Level 1 and 2 technical training requirements may be met through successful challenge of ITA written level examinations and practical skill assessment exams.

Program Challenge Requirements:

The following requirements must be met in order to challenge the BC:

  • C of Q written examination
    Completion of levels 1 and 2 technical training assessments
  • 4500 hrs work experience

Note: Typical trades that may have transferable skills and want to challenge Level 1 are: Industrial and/or Construction Electrician; Millwright; Welder; Industrial Instrumentation Mechanic; Electronics Technician; Steamfitter / Pipefitter and Gasfitter.

Assessment Methods:

  • Work-based assessments (practical) (voluntary Logbook)
  • Final Assessments (BC Certificate of Qualification written examination)
  • Level 1 ITA exams available for challenge

Technical Training Content:

Level 1 – Common Core

  • Applies Occupational Skills
  • Maintains Safe Work Environment
  • Uses and Maintains Tools and Equipment
  • Uses Occupational Documentation
  • Applies Environmental Regulations
  • Applies Fundamentals of Electricity / Electronics
  • Uses Computers
  • Installs / Removes Suction Pumps and Related Systems
  • Maintains / Repairs Suction Pumps and Related Systems
  • Installs / Removes Submersible Pumps and Dispensers
  • Maintains / Repairs Submersible Pumps and Dispensers and
  • Related Systems
  • Maintains / Repairs Leak Detection and Tank Monitoring Systems
  • Installs Removes Commercial Handling Equipment
  • Maintains/Repairs Commercial Handling Equipment
  • Installs Above Ground Storage Tanks
  • Installs Underground Storage Tanks
  • Installs Petroleum Transfer Systems
  • Installs and Services Related Industry Equipment
Level 2 – Petroleum Equipment Installer
  • Uses and Maintains Tools and Equipment
  • Installs / Removes Submersible Pumps and Dispensers
  • Installs / Removes Commercial Handling Equipment
  • Installs Above Ground Storage Tanks
  • Removes Above Ground Storage Tanks
  • Installs Underground Storage Tanks
  • Removes Underground Storage Tanks
  • Installs Petroleum Transfer Systems

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