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Authorised Person Petroleum (APP)

£1,155 + VAT
4 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Accredited training course is designed to introduce the Authorised Person (Petroleum) to the requirements of safe working on petroleum installations. It is the Authorised Person's responsibility to ensure that the Safe Systems of Work for installations are implemented, managed and controlled by the appointed Competent Persons (CP). This course has also been developed in line with the requirements of JSP375 Volume 3 Chapter 5 and procedures for Petroleum.
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at engineering staff who have the responsibility for the safe handling of petroleum, and who may be appointed as the Authorised Person (Petroleum).
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 26th September 2022 Thu, 29th September 2022 York £1155
Mon, 24th October 2022 Thu, 27th October 2022 York £1155
Mon, 28th November 2022 Thu, 1st December 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 9th January 2023 Thu, 12th January 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 20th March 2023 Thu, 23rd March 2023 York £1170
Mon, 8th May 2023 Thu, 11th May 2023 Slough £1170

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Overview of Statutory Legislation and MOD Regulations
  • Petroleum Products and Hazards
  • Petroleum Installations
  • Fuel Spillage Control
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Roles and Duties
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Management Arrangements
  • Signs, Notices and Posters
  • Electrical Works in Petroleum Installations
  • Gas Detection and Monitoring
  • Safety Equipment
  • Risk Assessment and Isolation Methodology
  • JSP 375 Chapter 5 Operation Procedures (Documentation)
  • Practical Exercise (Syndicate)
  • Evening Exercise Review
  • Practical Exercise
  • Practical Exercise
  • Written Assessment (Administrational and Technical)
  • Documentation Assessment (Isolations)
  • Documentation Assessment (Isolations)
  • Introduction to petroleum products, characteristics and classification
  • Understand the current Health and Safety legislation in respect to petroleum installations
  • Hazards and risks associated with petroleum product, and infrastructure
  • Overview of petroleum systems and installations
  • JSP 375 Vol 3 Chapter 5 - Rules and Procedures, Roles and Duties
  • Isolation methodology
  • Auditing and monitoring
  • Electrical work in petroleum areas
  • Testing and safety equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Assessing and appointing CPs
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Experience working around Petroleum.
Everything you require for this course is provided
Course Training Team


Carl Davies

Senior Petroleum and Mechanical Training Consultant

Carl has over 30 years of experience of mechanical projects worldwide and has been training people for over 15 years. He spent over 26 years in the Royal Engineers, as a petroleum specialist, of which the last 6 years included training army staff.

Customer Questions

Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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