Site Operator Training

Course Information

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A Site Operator (SO) license allows an individual
to perform the following functions involved with managing and/or operating a fuel facility:

  • Record keeping and reconciliation
  • Inventory control
  • Maintain pumps – replace nozzles, spouts, hoses, breakaways, filters and belts
  • Assess, contain and clean up spills and leaks

Course Outline

Dispensing Operations
Control leaks and spills
Emergency procedures
Kiosks & Private Fuel Outlets
Self-Serve facilities
Marina facilities

Importance of tank inventory and reconciliation
Performing tank inventory and reconciliation
Detecting variances

Participants complete a practical evaluation based on the maintenance
of a fuel pump or dispenser.

Course Fees & Materials

Course Fee – $802.50 plus tax
$600.00 plus $202.50 for TSSA application and examination fees

Course Length: One day – 8:30 am – 5 pm approx.
(Theoretical exam – 90 min, Practical exam – 20 min)
Participants are required to complete the home study course prior to attending the review/exam session.

Included with fee: Course manual, access to online tools including video tutorial and quizzes, and one-day in class review/exam session.
Theoretical and practical exams are administered by the OPCA.

Required material not included:  Liquid Fuels Handling Code. The Liquid Fuels Handling Code is not included in the course. Codebooks can be purchased through the Canadian Standards Association (CSA)’s Online Store.

Useful links
You will be redirected to the TSSA website

Information for Private Fuel Outlets

TSSA Petroleum Mechanic Policies & Procedures

Checklist for Gas Station Attendants and Operators

Upcoming Courses

Register for Fall classes below

To Register

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Course Location

OPCA courses are delivered in Barrie – locations are confirmed to registered students