LPG Category E Management Course

The Category E Management Course is a an 80-hour course of instruction for retail and wholesale dealers at the management level.  The certification authorizes the storage, sale, transportation, and distribution of LP-gas at retail and wholesale dealers, except for the manufacture, fabrication, assembly, repair, sub-framing, and testing of LP-gas containers, and except the sale and installation of LP-gas motor fuel systems that service an engine with a rating of more than 25 horsepower.  The Category E may be held as classroom instruction or via webinar at the discretion of Alternative Fuels Safety Training.  The course is a comprehensive program of instruction, demonstrations, and hands-on training where possible.

Course Fees. The fee for the 80-hour Category E Management Course is $750. These fees are non-refundable.  Payment can be made upon registration.

Registration. The Category E is held twice a year, in the Spring and Fall.  If you wish to attend the course, you may contact AFS Training by phone or email to be placed on the notification list.  The course is posted for online registration approximately one month before the class and you can register online and pay electronically.  The online registration process includes a payment option.

Category E Management Examination. The Railroad Commission's Category E management examination will be offered during the course. The exam is required to obtain certification. The cost for the exam is $70.  Should you choose to take the exam online there is a $25 proctoring fee.  Total cost $820 if the exam is taken in person or $845 if you take the exam online.

Course Cancellation. A minimum number of participants is required to hold the course. If this minimum number is not reached, the course may be rescheduled later, and people who have already registered will be notified by phone. Please include a contact telephone number or e-mail address where we can reach you if the schedule changes. The course fee will be held until the course is conducted.

Location and Time. Classroom training will be held in Austin, Texas, at the Railroad Commission's Alternative Fuels Training Center, 4044 Promontory Point. If held online, students will receive registration instructions and a link to join the training.  Class begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. each day.  For more information, please e-mail training-exams or call (512) 463-2682.