SUPERVISE SAMPLING AND GAGING
When directing petroleum products sampling and gaging, it is necessary for the petroleum supply NCO to have
knowledge of requirements, identification of proper equipment, evaluation of operations, quantity calculations,
supporting unit submission, safety procedures, and the establishment and implementation of a petroleum supply
quality surveillance SOP.
During this block of instruction we will discuss sampling and gaging requirements, identification of proper
sampling and gaging equipment, evaluation of sampling and gaging operations, quantity calculations using DA
Form 3853-1, supporting unit submission, safety procedures, and the implementation of a sampling and gaging
Terminal Learning Objective:
The soldier will acquire knowledge on selecting the proper apparatus, specifying the proper
procedures for obtaining a given petroleum sample, verifying temperature readings and volume
correction computations, and identifying environmental considerations and viable resolutions.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5097.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the end of subcourse examination.