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UnderGround Storage Tank

EPA Institute


The online UnderGround Storage Tank training course has been created to offer students a flexible option for developing their understanding of the US laws & regulations regarding Underground storage tanks that leak hazardous substances.

While in this online underground storage tank regulations class, students will be introduced to the various US laws and regulations that govern the terms of Underground storage tanks that leak hazardous substances.

The module of this online underground storage tank operator training course has been designed to familiarize students with the field of regulated USTs, and the technical and financial requirements that apply to them.

The main focus of this underground storage tank program has been directed at enabling its students with an in-depth knowledge of petroleum equipment, rules and responsibility of facilities, and best management practice in case of leak or release.

This course includes 0.2 CEU credits.


At the end of this online UnderGround Storage Tank training program students will be able to:

  • Define UST and UST system
  • Identify which USTs are subject to regulation
  • Determine performance and operating requirements
  • Discuss such topics as historical deadlines for upgrading tanks and the closure and corrective action requirements
  • Summarize the financial responsibility requirements for petroleum USTs
  • Perform Best Management practice
  • Learn the guidelines for Inspecting and Detecting a leak or release


CEUs are awarded for participation in educational activities with professional associations, business and industry, occupational groups, and education. Workshops, seminars, training programs, conferences, institutes, and short courses may qualify. As a guideline, these activities must be developed for a specific clientele, with the purpose of professional updating, re-certification, re-licensing, and retraining/vocational adjustment, or new career orientation.

Participants earn one CEU for each 10 "contact" hours spent in an organized educational activity. According to requirements set by the National Task Force on Continuing Education, this activity must meet under the direction of an approved sponsor and qualified instructors.

Generally, a 60-minute clock hour is the standard of measurement for each contact hour. Any portion of an hour does not count toward CEUs. The total number of CEUs awarded depends on how much time a participant spends in a formal learning situation.

course quick facts
course code DED-EPA16
cost $79.99
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials
365 Days

This online course is taught in conjunction with the EPA Institute - a leader in EPA training and environmental education. The EPA Institute's environmental education courses provide students with a flexible option for developing the skills and exploratory experience that is needed to reach their fullest potential as independent thinkers and professionals who are better equipped to address a variety of environmental issues.