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Propane Consultants, LLC

2014 "CETP" Schedule

2014 is our 9th consecutive year of offering professional training using the "National Propane Gas Association" approved program known as "CETP". Our trainers use the latest training aids along with hands-on instrument training. When you attend our training sessions you will recieve training from real technicians and instructors with over 48 years of experience working in the Propane, Natural Gas, and Fuel Oil industries. No other training programs can match our standards for success. This schedule is for classes at the F.W.WEBB facility in Augusta, Maine. If you require training at your facility, we can help, give us a call for details.

  • Basic Principle and Practices: "CETP" Book 1
    June 24, 25, 26, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    October 7, 8, 9, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course is a pre requisite for licensing in the State of Maine. You do not need to take this course befor attending the other "CETP" courses. This course teaches You the basics of propane and natural gas and how they are processed and utilized for both residential and commercial applications.

  • Propane Delivery Operations and Cylinder Delivery: "CETP" Books 2.4
    October 21, 22, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    - Augusta, Me.

    Propane Delivery Operations and Cylinder Delivery course provides information for drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles to deliver propane. It also covers: - DOT Licensing and Driving Requirements. Discusses driving requirements and restrictions for drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles to deliver propane. - Vehicle inspections, identification, and documentation highlights. - Safely handling hazardous materials. Discusses the hazards of handling a variety of flammable and combustible liquids and the associated safety measures. Driving defensively and handling accidents and emergencies. Also vehicle parking, servicing, and security. - Preparing cylinders for filling. - Filling cylinders and delivering cylinders.

  • Propane Bobtail Delivery Operations: "CETP" Book 2.2
    October 23, 24, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    - Augusta, Me.

    Bobtail Delivery Operations course provides information for drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles to deliver propane. This course also covers: Bobtail equipment and systems including the 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. Looks into "DOT" requirements for bobtail inspections. Review features and installation requirements of ASME tanks at customer location.

    Successful completion of the two courses above is required by the State of Maine in order to apply for a Delivery Technician's License.

  • Bulk Plant Operations: "CETP" Book 3.0 - 3.5,
    Dates are set as needed - Augusta, Me.
    May be conducted at your location.

    The Basic Bulk plant Operations covered in book 3.0-3.5 will enable the student to become familiar with general operations and knowledge needed to maintain cylinders and small ASME tanks including the selection and changing of valves and determining the general condition for continued service.

Cargo Tank Product Transfers covered in book 3.5 is designed for individuals who have responsibilities in the propane plant such as inspecting, requalifying and filling small propane containers, unloading propane transports and tank cars, and preparing propane containers for transportation to and installation at customer sites.

Railcar Product Transferes covered in book 3.6 is designed for individuals who have the responsibilities of unloading Railcars. This course covers: Railcar documentation, condition and spotting procedures, unloading systems, verifying ordorant and security.

  • Vapor Distribution Outside piping: "CETP" Book 4.1
    May 6, 7, 8, 9, 2014 - Augusta, ME.
    August 19, 20, 21, 22, 2014 - Augusta, ME.

    Formerly "Outside Tank Setter" This course covers the designing and layout of vapor distribution systems for residential, commercial, and industrial customer locations. Also includes lessons on reading construction drawings, determining BTU loads, line sizing, regulator selections, tank setting, manifolding of tanks and cylinders and corrosion protection methods. NFPA 54 & 58 Required.

  • Vapor Distribution Outside Piping Installation: "CETP" Book 4.2
    August 5, 6, 7, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    December 2, 3, 4, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    Formerly "Outside Tank Setter" This course covers installing storage tanks and cylinders;vapor regulators and metering systems; vapor and liquid distribution systems; cathodic protection systems; and inspecting and pressure- testing propane piping systems prior to operating equipment. NFPA 54 & 58 Required

  • Liquid Transfer Systems: "CETP" Book 5
    May 20, 21, 22, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    September 9, 10, 11, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course covers material on maintaining and troubleshooting pumps, meters and compressors; maintaining propane valves, flow monitors and hose; and inspecting and maintaining liquid transfer systems. NFPA 58 Required

    Successful completion of Books 4.1 - 4.2 - 5 are required by the State of Maine in order to apply for a Tank Setter Technician's License.

  • Appliance Installation Interior Piping: "CETP" New Book 4.3
    July 8, 9, 10, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    November 4, 5, 6, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course covers installing gas utilizing equipment including gas pipe sizing, vent sizing, and ventilation for combustion. NFPA 54 Required

  • Natural Gas Supplement: "FGT" 1.1
    July 25, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    November 21, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course is required by the State of Maine to cover Natural Gas in conjunction with "CETP" books 4.3 & 7.

  • Appliance Service & Basic Electricity: "CETP" Book 7
    July 22, 23, 24, 2014 - Augusta, Me.
    November 18, 19, 20, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course covers applying basic electricity to service propane appliances and emphasizes electrical troubleshooting of conventional and high efficiency appliances. Students are taught to read and understand electrical schematics as well as how to use various electrical testing devices, and applying a systematic approach to troubleshooting service calls.

    Successful completion of Books 4.3 - "FGT"1.1 - Book 7 are required by the State of Maine in order to apply for a Appliance Install/Service Technician's License.NFPA 54 Required

  • Large Equipment Certification;"CETP" Book 8
    June 3, 4, 5, 2014 - Augusta, Me.

    This course covers service on gas utilizing equipment rated at 500,000 BTU's per hour and larger. Includes; Gas supply requirements, Valve trains, Ignition safety systems, and burner designs; plus system start up and testing procedures.

    Successful completion of Books 1, - 4.2, - 4.3, -FGT1.1, -7, - 8, are required by the State of Maine in order to apply for a Large Equipment Service Technician's License.

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