Cathodic Protection Training

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  • June 18, 2021
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This training prepares propane employees who install residential and small commercial underground ASME tanks and piping to provide cathodic protection and control corrosion. At the conclusion of the class, students receive a certificate of completion. The topics covered are:

  • – Basics of corrosion
  • – The principles of cathodic protection
  • – The methods to achieve protection
  • – What galvanic protection is and how it works including anodes
  • – Pre-installation procedures including call before you dig national hotline (811)
  • – Installation procedures of anodes including electrical isolation
  • – Testing equipment and how to take tank-to-soil potential tests
  • – Troubleshooting and retrofitting existing cathodic protection systems
  • – NFPA 58 requirements for testing

Please note that this class will also include an off-site cathodic protection test for attendees to receive the required certificate of completion. We highly recommend students bring their own testing instruments. Cathodic protection training requires initial training as well as 3 year refresher training.

Learn More About PPATEC Health And Safety Plan

PPATEC follows PA Department of Education guidance for hosting in-person instruction at postsecondary education institutions. All class sizes will be reduced by 50% to allow for necessary spacing. All attendees will need to pass a temperature check prior to building entry. Facemasks will be required for the duration of each class. Additional facility changes have been made to follow proper safety protocols. Comprehensive details can be found by reading our Health and Safety Plan.

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Our Instructor: Eric Leskinen is veteran of the industry. Eric has over 30 years of experience with career progression from field operations to corporate direction. He has designed, managed, and executed safety training and compliance programs for multi-state companies with up to 1,100 employees. As a true compliance and safety specialist, his background and skill set is invaluable to propane marketers.

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Receive discounted rates at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East for a special rate of $83/night. Book online or make your reservation by contacting them at (717) 939-1600 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.

Book Holiday Inn Online NowReceive discounted rates at the Red Lion Hotel for a special rate of $76/night. Book online or make your reservation by contacting them at  (717) 939-7841 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.

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Venue Phone: (717) 939-1781

Venue Website:

PPA Training Center, 911B South Eisenhower Boulevard, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057, United States


911B South Eisenhower Blvd
Middletown, PA  17057