What Course Should I Take?

To receive training or continuing education (CE) credit, Railroad Commission rules require applicants for certification and certified individuals to take courses related to their job duties (§9.52).  Below are the approved courses for each type of LP-gas certification.


Certification/RRC Designation Approved Courses (Short Title)

Bobtail Driver

This 8-hour course covers federal and state regulations that apply to hazardous material transportation, the operation of propane delivery vehicles, and LP-gas safety rules, including NFPA 54 and 58, that apply to LP-gas installations.

 

 

Service and Installation

This 8-hour course covers the procedures for proper installation and start-up of a residential propane system, including correct appliance operation.

This course covers the essentials of converting, installing, and venting of propane gas appliances.

 

 

Appliance Service & Installation

This 8-hour course covers the procedures for proper installation and start-up of a residential propane system, including correct appliance operation.

This course covers the essentials of converting, installing, and venting of propane gas appliances.

 

 

DOT Cylinder Filler

This 8-hour course covers proper filling and handling of ASME motor/mobile fuel containers, appurtenances, DOT cylinders, and dispenser operations.

 

 

Motor/Mobile Fuel Filler

This 8-hour course covers proper filling and handling of ASME motor/mobile fuel containers, appurtenances, DOT cylinders, and dispenser operations.

 

 

Recreational Vehicle Technician

This course covers servicing of recreational vehicles' LP-gas systems and appliances.

 

 

Category D Manager

This 8-hour course covers the procedures for proper installation and start-up of a residential propane system, including correct appliance operation.

This course covers the essentials of converting, installing, and venting of propane gas appliances.

 

 

Category E Manager

This 80-hour course covers all the material in courses 2.1, 2.3, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.8; Railroad Commission LP-Gas Safety Rules; National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 54, National Fuel Gas Code and NFPA 58, LP-Gas Code. All new Category E certification applicants must complete this course.

This 8-hour course covers proper filling and handling of ASME motor/mobile fuel containers, appurtenances, DOT cylinders, and dispenser operations.

This 8-hour course covers federal and state regulations that apply to hazardous material transportation, the operation of propane delivery vehicles, and LP-gas safety rules, including NFPA 54 and 58, that apply to LP-gas installations.

This 8-hour course covers the procedures for proper installation and start-up of a residential propane system, including correct appliance operation.

This course covers the essentials of converting, installing, and venting of propane gas appliances.

 

 

Category F, G, I or J Manager

This 16-hour course covers ASME motor/mobile fuel containers, appurtenances, DOT cylinders, the operations of a dispenser to fill tanks and cylinders and applicable LP-gas requirements for obtaining a Category F, G, I or J management-level certificate. Students observe the operation of a dispenser to fill cylinders and containers.

This 8-hour course covers proper filling and handling of ASME motor/mobile fuel containers, appurtenances, DOT cylinders, and dispenser operations.

 

 

Category K Manager

This 8-hour course covers the procedures for proper installation and start-up of a residential propane system, including correct appliance operation.

 

 

Category M Manager

This course covers servicing of recreational vehicles' LP-gas systems and appliances.





Click link to view a brief description of each of these courses.
Click link to view a brief description of the LP-gas activities authorized by each employee-level certification.
Click link to review the Commission's LP-Gas Safety Rules applicable to training and continuing education.



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