Ramada Bismarck Hotel
1400 E Interchange Ave
Sleeping room rate $89 + tax
Class Descriptions and Dates
(Class size is limited to follow CDC requirements.)
September 28-29 – Basic Principles & Practices of Propane – Book 1 (8AM-5PM Each Day)
The CETP Basic Principles and Practices of Propane offers an “entry level” course that provides pre-requisite instruction about propane’s physical and combustion properties, how propane is produced and transported and will aid in preparing for NPGA’s CETP certification. Basic Principles and Practices of Propane is an essential tool for ensuring employee safety and continuing success.
The topics covered are:
• Introduction to Basic Principles and Practices of Propane
• Propane Customer Applications and Customer Service
• Sources and Physical Properties of Propane
• Odorants and Service Interruptions
• Complete and Incomplete Combustion Characteristics
• Standards, Regulations, and Safety
• Bulk Plants
• DOT Cylinders, Propane Piping, and Residential Systems
NFPA #58 – 2020 edition is required for this course.
• Vehicle Inspections, Identification, and documentation
• Safely handling hazardous materials
• Handling Out-Of-Gas Calls
• Driving defensively
• Vehicle Parking, Servicing and Security
• Bobtail equipment and systems, including cargo tank, gauges, valves, pumps, meters, delivery hoses and emergency discharge control equipment.
• Presents detailed procedures for safely loading a bobtail using the plant pump.
• Discusses DOT requirements for bobtail inspections.
• Reviews the features and installation requirements of ASME tanks at customer locations.
• Function-specific, training
• Security awareness
• In-depth security training, if a security plan is required
• Driver training (for each hazmat employee who will operate a motor vehicle)
October 2 – Operating a Truck/Trailer to Deliver or Relocate ASME Tanks (8AM-5PM)
• Verify proper ASME tank condition prior to loading
• Loading & securing ASME tanks using truck-mounted company owned cranes
• Coordinating loading and unloading of ASME tanks using contractor operated construction cranes
• Operating a propane dispenser to fill vehicle mounted ASME tanks
• Transporting ASME, DOT portable and intermodular IM tanks
• Identify driving techniques for safe operation of a straight truck