The e-learning training course is positioned at the awareness level and is an optional precursor to working through EEMUA Publication 225. On completion of the desktop version, immediate certification is provided for the registered user that launched or purchased the course. 

The content of this course has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE), a Professional Engineering Institution licensed by the Engineering Council in the UK. Completing this e-learning module, including the test at the end, is equivalent to 30 minutes of CPD.

The course covers:

  • Tank types.    

  • Design considerations.    

  • Operational considerations.

  • Importance of documentation.    

  • Siting, installation and commissioning.    

  • Common forms of failure.    

  • Inspection.    

  • Safety aspects.

  • Tank nameplates.    

  • Tank data book.    

  • Management of change.    

  • Repairs and modifications.    

  • End of tank lifecycle.

This module is aimed at those people responsible for specifying, inspecting, maintaining and operating plastic tanks whether made from thermoplastic, GRP or dual laminate materials. It will also be relevant to those involved with the design, modification, record keeping and decommissioning of such tanks.

Any organisation that has storage and processing tanks and vessels manufactured from plastic materials should find this e-learning course of interest. 

This 30-minute e-learning course is best viewed on a desktop computer that uses the latest version of one of the main web browsers and has a reliable broadband internet connection. A mobile app version for EEMUA Corporate Members, which provides both online and offline options for taking the course, is available for Android and iOS devices. Access details are provided by email on registration for the course.

To take the e-learning training course:

EEMUA Corporate Members - please log-in, click on ‘Register’ and once authenticated click on ‘Launch’ to begin the course.

EEMUA Associates receive a 50% discount on e-learning. Please click on ‘Add to basket' and purchase via the EEMUA shop. Access to the module will remain open for 91 days after payment has been received.

Non-Members - please click on ‘Add to basket' and purchase via the EEMUA shop. Access to the module will remain open for 91 days after payment has been received.

Group bookings for EEMUA's e-learning training courses are possible at discounted rates. Please email us your requirements (including the number of learners and specific courses to be accessed) to and we will provide you with a quote.

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