Certified Employee Training Programs (CETP)

Join Terry Hanson of Gas Training Specialties a CETP Trainer of 23 years. Terry provides quality certification courses throughout the year in various locations for your convenience. Stay up to date on industry standards and regulations.

2024 CETP Schedule

Basic Principles

March 5-6 Watertown

May 7-8 Pierre

July 9-10 Sioux Falls

September 16-17 Deadwood

November 5-6 Mitchell

2.2 Propane Delivery

April 2-4  Watertown

June 3-5 Pierre

August 6-8 Sioux Falls

October 7-9 Rapid City

December 3-5 Mitchell

Propane Refresher

April 4 Watertown

June 5 Pierre

August 8 Sioux Falls

October 9 Rapid City

December 5 Mitchell

Plant Operations

July 16-18 Mitchell

4.1 Distribution Systems

May 14-16 Mitchell

4.2 Distribution Systems

June 11-13 Mitchell

CETP Course Registrations

1.0 Basic Principles & Practices

The CETP Basic Principles and Practices of Propane offers an “entry level” course that provides prerequisite instruction about propane's physical and combustion properties, and how propane is produced and transported.

2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations (BDO)

The newly updated, full-color CETP Bobtail Delivery Operations course provides information for drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles to deliver propane.

3.0 Basic Plant Operations

The updated, full-color Basic Plant Operations textbook provides information for employees working in propane bulk plants. It provides information, practices, and procedures that support many general plant operations tasks.

Basic Delivery Refresher Training

4.1 Designing & Installing Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems

This CETP training manual focuses on designing and installing the exterior portions of a vapor distribution system for both residential and small commercial markets.

4.2 Placing Vapor Distribution Systems and Appliances into Operation

This CETP training manual focuses primarily on the procedure of placing a vapor distribution system into operation.