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Oil Depot Operations
Oil Depot Operations

BTEC Oil Depot Operations


Modular Training Course

A course to meet the needs of the International Downstream Oil Industry providing training in operational, environmental and loss control matters for all Oil Depot staff.

Delegate Profile

All staff engaged in the Management and Operation of Oil Storage depots, New & Experienced Depot Technicians, Supervisors and Depot / Terminal Managers.

Course Format

The qualification has been designed to offer the maximum flexibility for clients and their staff.
Learning is based around a detailed course handbook produced by PTF Training structured to enable students to work at their own individual pace and to take advantage of a unique combination of distance learning, on the job training and classroom based tutorials.
Students will be invited to complete written assignments which will be evaluated, marked and returned to them indicating whether satisfactory progress is being made.

Course Content

  • Controlling Loading

  • Controlling Tank Operations

  • General Maintenance

  • Using Work Control Systems

  • Managing Environmental Matters

  • Using Risk Assessment

  • Learning from Accidents & Incidents

  • Supervising Tank Maintenance

  • Interpreting Legislation

  • Planning Response to Emergencies

  • Developing Management Systems

  • Product Receipts

The Qualification

Designed to meet the exacting standards set by BTEC (The Business and Technology Education Council) has enabled PTF Training to meet two key objectives:

  1.  To offer a course meeting an internationally recognised standard

  2.  One which permits the student to qualify in progressive stages

The full qualification, the BTEC Advanced Diploma, will be achieved by the student satisfying the examiner that the study relating to each of the three stages of the course has been satisfactorily completed.

Course Duration

The minimum number of hours of study that will be involved in respect of each stage is shown below:

BTEC Advanced Award in Oil Depot Operation

70 hours

BTEC Advanced Certificate in Oil Depot Operation

70 hours

BTEC Advanced Diploma in Oil Depot Operation

100 hours


Flexible to suit individual students.



All Staff involved in the storage and handling of oil products should have training to enable them to safely discharge their responsibilities and this course will provide accreditation that they have achieved a BTEC recognised standard of competency.

This is an internationally recognised qualification.


£695.00 for each level of qualification
£1,995.00 to complete the full Advanced Diploma Level
All prices subject to 20% VAT


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