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Basic Principles & Practices in Propane (1.0) – 2 days

Apr 24, 2019 - Apr 25, 2019
Milford, NJ

Basic Principles and Practices is a prerequisite to the more advanced classes (except for Transport Delivery), and includes modules covering the physical properties and combustion characteristics of propane, identifying propane industry standards, safety codes and regulations, identifying the basic parts of tanks, cylinders, and bulk storage installations, maintaining a safe working environment, identifying commonly used hand tools and supplies, and serving the customer.

 

Wed - Thurs, April 24-25, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


760 Frenchtown Road
Milford, NJ 08848-0619


Instructor: Dan Waters
$260 per person

 

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For more information, please call NJPGA at 609-890-6094.

Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems (4.1) - 3 Days

Jun 4, 2019 - Jun 6, 2019
Piscataway Twp, NJ

4.1 Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems provides information on vapor distribution systems from the storage container to the outlet of the second stage regulator.  On a typical propane system this would cover installation of above ground or underground storage tank, pigtail, first stage regulator, high pressure line and second stage regulator.  The course includes sizing for all the aforementioned items and setback and installation codes from NFPA 58.

Tues - Thurs, June 4 - 6, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


180 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway Twp, NJ 08854

 

Instructor: Dan Waters
$360 per person

 

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For more information, please call NJPGA at 609-890-6094.

Basic Electricity to Service Appliance (4.4) – 4 days

Aug 20, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019
Piscataway Twp, NJ

CETP 4.4: Replace thermocouples, clean burners, make adjustments to appliances, replace hot surface igniters, gas log igniter assemblies, or repair any propane appliances in NJ? You need the 4.4 Basic appliance electrical class. This class is a hands-on class starting with the basics of electric. Students are encouraged to bring their own multimeters and electrical tools to class. (Loaners are available) The students will work with electrical boards and learn how to measure, current, resistance and voltage, and learn how to wire relays, switches and loads. This is a basic propane appliance oriented class.

Excerpt from the NJ Code for your consideration --

§ 5:18-1.3 Compliance (a) All liquefied petroleum gas systems shall be installed and maintained in a safe operating condition in accordance with these rules. (b) Zoning considerations shall be the responsibility of the municipality in which the system is located. (c) All buildings or structures housing liquefied petroleum systems and foundations for containers shall be constructed in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23. (d) Only a qualified person shall sell, fill, or refill liquefied petroleum gas at a dispensing or distributing point. (e) Any person performing installation, maintenance, repair, removal, adjustment or other services to propane containers or appliances, including, but not limited to, ranges, water heaters, heaters, furnaces, and other propane fueled systems for residential and commercial applications, shall obtain a Propane Service Certification issued by the Department. Persons performing installation or service work on containers must be certified in accordance with (e)1 below; persons performing installation or service work on appliances must be certified in accordance with (e)2 below. 1. A person shall be eligible for a "Propane Service Certification - Container Service and Installation" provided he or she successfully completes book 1 "Basic Principles and Practices" and part 4.2 "Preparing and Installing Vapor Distribution System Components" of the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) administered by the National Propane Gas Association. Should the CETP books or parts listed in this section be renumbered or renamed, this requirement shall be understood to establish a requirement for the renumbered or renamed part that has the equivalent content. 2. A person shall be eligible for a "Propane Service Certification - Appliance Installation and Service" provided he or she successfully completes book 1 "Basic Principles and Practices," part 6.0 "Appliance Installation" and part 7.0 "Appliance Service" of the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) administered by the National Propane Gas Association. Should the CETP books or parts listed in this section be renumbered or renamed, this requirement shall be understood to establish a requirement for the renumbered or renamed part that has the equivalent content. 3. An application for a Propane Service Certification shall consist of proof of completion of the required CETP training program and a $ 50.00 application fee. i. Employees of a propane gas marketer licensed pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:18-10.1 may submit proof of completion of the required CETP training program as part of an application for, renewal of or amendment to their LP-Gas marketer license in lieu of the application required in this section. 4. Single-family homeowners performing work on appliances or equipment that they own shall not be required to obtain a Propane Service Certification but shall be responsible for obtaining any necessary permits pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23. (f) No propane service work as described in this section shall be undertaken without the appropriate Propane Service Certification after October 5, 2010.

 

Tues - Fri, August 20-23, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30pm
 

180 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway Twp. NJ 08854
 

Instructor: Ron Waters
$420 per person


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For more information, please call NJPGA at 609-8920-6094. 

Propane Delivery, Combined Delivery - 3 Days

Oct 1, 2019 - Oct 3, 2019
Piscataway Twp, NJ

Propane Delivery Basics: Provides general information applicable to all drivers of cargo tank motor vehicles used to deliver propane, including DOT driver qualifications; personal protective equipment; CMT pre-trip inspections; verifying placarding, markings & inspections; flammable & combustible liquids; verifying the presence of odorant; handling CMV accidents, breakdowns & emergencies; parking/garaging of vehicles.


Bobtail Delivery:  Identifying bobtail equipment and operating procedures, pre-unloading inspections, bulk plant loading/unloading systems & procedures, walk-around inspection of CTMV, purging propane containers prior to transferring product, handling out-of-gas calls & piping leak checks, evacuating ASME tanks, post-trip inspections, required monthly inspections, bobtail loading via compressor or auxiliary inlet.


Cylinder Delivery:  Identifying features of cylinder delivery vehicles, preparing cylinders for storage & transportation, inspecting, evacuating and flaring cylinders, replacing valves & fittings on cylinders, requalifying cylinders, operating a dispenser, identifying DOT marking/labeling requirements, transporting DOT cylinders, operating a dispenser to fill vehicle-mounted ASME tanks, driving techniques, examining customer cylinders & installations, handling out-of-gas calls & leak checking piping systems, DOT exchange and motor fuel cylinder cabinet installation requirements, performing post-trip inspections.


Tues - Thurs, October 1 - 3, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


180 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway Twp, NJ 08854

 

Instructor: Dan Waters
$360 per person

 

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For more information, please call NJPGA at 609-890-6094.