CETP 1.0 – Basic Principles & Practices

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  • June 14, 2021 - June 15, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Basic Principles and Practices is a prerequisite to the more advanced classes. The full-color CETP Basic Principles and Practices of Propane course offers an “entry level” course that provides pre-requisite instruction about propane’s physical and combustion properties, and how propane is produced and transported.

Registration includes the following:

  • • Lunch
  • • Basic Principles and Practices of Propane Book
  • • Exam

Attendees who pass the exam are eligible to register for a performance-based skills assessment hosted by PPATEC at a later date. Passing the exam and the skills assessment will satisfy the entire certification requirement for CETP 1.0 – Basic Principles & Practices. More information on skills assessment requirements for 1.0 Basic Principles and Practices of Propane can be found here.  

Some of the other topics covered are:

  • • Organizations that influence publish or enforce codes and standards
  • • How basic functions are performed in a bulk plant, including primary safety concerns, and customer service
  • • Odorants and service interruptions
  • • Complete and incomplete combustion characteristics, and much more.

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.

View PPATEC Health and Safety Plan

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.

Hotel Discount Options

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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4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17111, United States