The requirement for operator training was contained in the federal Energy Act of 2005, and was incorporated into Vermont’s UST Rules in 2009. Our most recent revision of the UST Rules, effective October 1 2011, made no changes to the operator training requirements. The requirement went into effect on August 1, 2012. All facilities in Vermont with category one tanks now have a designated Class A, B, and C operator. One person can hold all three designations. UST Program has created a guidance document to further assist with understanding the requirements.
Vermont approved tests
(for suction systems only, please scroll down the page)
International Code Council (ICC) covers both pressurized and suction systems. Registration for testing and sample test questeions are available at the ICC site
ECS/Eclipse web based Class A and B training program
Simple Suction System Operator Training Manual
If you already have an account then log in using the same user name and password that you use when completing the annual self-certification. Once there, click on “Operator Testing” near the top of the page.
On that page, there are links to both the simple suction manual and the test. If you have not already done so, read through the manual, and be sure you understand the material in it.
When you have finished going through the manual, click on the link to the test. It is not a difficult test; it asks straightforward, common sense questions. You can have the manual open in front of you while you take it. If you have any questions, please call the UST program at 802-828-1138. We’ll be happy to help out any way we can.