SUPERVISE QUALITY SURVEILLANCE TESTING
In order for a petroleum laboratory NCO to successfully direct quality surveillance operations, he or she needs to
have knowledge of the identification of types of petroleum testing methods, indications, and purpose.
During this block of instruction we will discuss how to identify common types of petroleum contamination, tests,
and use of balances.
Terminal Learning Objective:
The soldier will acquire knowledge on the scope, summary, and significance of ASTM tests D-86,
D-156, D-287, D-381, D-445, D-1500, D-2276, D-2386, D-2392, D-2500, D-2550, D-D-5006.
Also, the soldier will acquire knowledge on care and use of balances.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5184.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.