Petroleum Equipment Installer

Petroleum Equipment Installers work in the downstream petroleum sector of the oil and gas industry. They install and remove storage tanks and transfer, handle and dispense equipment for liquid fuel products.Petroleum Equipment Installers perform their work at a variety of job sites, including primary fuel terminals, bulk fuel outlets, airports, railways, shipping ports, bus and taxi fleet terminals, retail fuel outlets, large public and commercial facilities.Petroleum Equipment Installers must conform to a range of federal, provincial and municipal regulations at the work site. They must have the skills and knowledge to maintain a safe work site and prevent damage to the environment and prevent harm to human beings through correct fuel and vapour containment.

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
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  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
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Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.


If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
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  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
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  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
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  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
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