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

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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 – $790.00 plus tax
$600.00 plus HST plus $190.00 (no taxes) TSSA application and examination fee

Course Length: One day – 8:30 am – 5 pm approx.
(Theoretical exam – 90 min, Practical exam – 20 min)
Participants are required to read course manual prior to attending course.

Included with fee: Course manual, access to online tools including video tutorial and quizzes, and one-day in class instruction.
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
Site Operator Frequently Asked Questions
Checklist for Gas Station Attendants and Operators

Upcoming Courses

Site Operator

April 22 2022 (Please Register by March 31 2022)

If no classes are scheduled: Contact the OPCA to be placed on our waiting list.

To Register

Online Registration – Click here to register

Note: You do not need a Paypal account. When checking out through Paypal, you can either log in to Paypal if you have an account or click the link to continue payment using your credit card.

Printable registration form:

You can also download a registration form and mail (cheque payments) or scan and email (credit card payments) to the OPCA. Click here to download mail/fax registration form

Course Location

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