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Training Programme

Members who use PRA training have the confidence that the material used in the training of their staff has been checked by: 

  • HSE
  • The Environment Agency
  • Senior Petroleum Inspectors


SPA Training Programme

The PRA have joined forces with Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) to offer a comprehensive online training programme for all forecourt operators and their employees.
The e-learning package, developed in association with SPA and PRA’s technical team gives employees a greater understanding of the level of risk while working on a forecourt and how to ensure the safety of themselves and the public.
The training package comprises three modules:
  • Module 1: An induction for all new employees covering safe site operation, legal responsibilities, flammable products, hazard zones, forecourt ignition sources, site security, forecourt incidents, spills & leaks, fire and emergencies
  • Module 2: This covers daily operations it includes security, forecourt equipment, incident reporting, mis-fuelling, weather, and managing visitors and contractors
  • Module 3: Covering the safe unloading of tankers, this module include safe storage, preparing for a tanker, ullage, preparing documentation, unloading fuel, driver-assisted, actions by the driver, vapour recovery, emergencies and documentation
The training, which offers a consistent approach for all staff, even on multi-site estates, takes 2.5 hours for each employee to complete on a PC, laptop or tablet and can be easily monitored by managers. Each module has a printable certificate on successful completion
Non PRA Members – £54.95 incl VAT
PRA Members – £44.95 incl VAT
Individual registrations for new users can be purchased directly using PayPal.  
Dealer Groups can contact SPA directly for term & conditions on or call 01926 817450
To start the training ‘create learner account’ or to log back in please click here
Notes for Managers
If you are a Manager, please create a new learner account. Contact and advise us to create you as a Manager stating your name, job title, the names of your employees taking this e learning and your business address.  This will give you an overview of the status and results f your employees. It is free to register onto the system you will only be charged if you start any learning.
If you require a VAT invoice for online purchases please contact 


The PRA also offers two text based programmes, which are kept up to date to ensure that changes in legislation and codes of practice are incorporated.

Programme 1 - “Our Business is your Business, Keep it Safe and Legal”

This is intended to encourage staff to share the responsibility for health and safety with the knowledge that the success of the business has a direct bearing on their own job prospects. 

This programme comprises of four modules:

  1. Employee Induction
  2. Health and Safety at Work
  3. Safe Dispensing of Motor Fuel (including LPG)
  4. Site Security and Personal Safety

For those with additional food activity there is a fifth module, 'Food Safety at Work'. Both the four and five module programmes were originally checked by the Institution of Safety and Health as meeting their 'Working Safely' standard. 

To download a brochure and order form please login to the member’s page and look for Forecourt Training programme or contact:

Vienna House, Birmingham International Business Park,
Starley Way,Bickenhill Lane,
Solihull, B37 7GN
Tel: 0121 767 1320

Programme 2 - “Safe Unloading of Petrol from Road Tankers” 

First published in 2004 to replace the previous one 'Receiving Deliveries of Motor Fuel' and was necessary to incorporate the requirements of the Approved Code of Practice L133, the previous legislative requirements having been repealed.

Not only does the programme follow the Approved Code of Practice and help in fulfilling the duties in DSEAR, it also fulfills the duties under the Vapour Recovery Permit conditions. 

To download a copy of the brochure and order form please log in to the members page or contact: 

Brian Stokes
New Dawn Publications (2003)
Studley Annexe, Studley House
Wanstrow, Shepton Mallet                                               
Somerset, BA4 4TG                                        
Tel:  01749 850340 or 07767 398172