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4 Hour Propane Cylinder Requalification Training Course Summary 2021


2 (two) separate offerings - one in the morning and one in the afternoon

  • First class begins at 8 a.m. EST on 10/12/2021 

  • Second class begins at 1 p.m. EST on 10/12/2021 


This class provides Cylinder Requalification Training as required by 49CFR & CGA & NFPA.


  • Live

  • Online

  • Instructor-led, not a video

  • Done in 4 hours or less

  • Students get documentation of training


Morning session concludes no later than Noon on Sept 8, 2021

Afternoon session concludes no later than 5 p.m. on Sept 8, 2021


Total hours actual instruction and testing:  4 hours each session


This is a Live, Online, Instructor-led Class


Reminder. You need an RIN # to requalify cylinders. You must renew it every 5 years. See to see Cylinder Requalification Locator

Note: You do not need a RIN number to attend this class;  only to requalify cylinders.

We are pleased to offer this Propane Cylinder Requalification Training Course to propane marketers and others with interest and need to be trained in relative aspects of Propane Cylinder Requalification.



The purpose of this course is to provide you with current information, practices, and procedures to safely and efficiently perform DOT cylinder requalification by visual inspection tasks.


After completing this course, you will be able to:


  • Document the initial training and-or a Refresher and provide this to your insurance company and-or recognized Authority with Jurisdiction

  • Understand and identify the  properties and characteristics of propane.

  • Identify the different types of DOT cylinders.

  • Identify DOT requirements for cylinder requalification.

  • List the process steps for DOT cylinder requalification by visual inspection.

  • Requalify DOT cylinders by visual inspection and document findings.

  • Use the supplied Certificate of Attendance to document the training in your files.

Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all students completing the class.   Certificates will be sent by email to the email addresses associated with the registrations received by us

revised MD 9-9-211 SMS 9-9-21 


If you have purchased or are considering purchasing one or more registrations for the 4 Hour Propane Cylinder Requalification Training Course an Instructor-Led Online Class,  a summary of what you need to know is contained herein.  You may have already seen this on the store class description, or Mike Digiorgio or Shane Sweet  may have emailed it to you after your purchase.

Note that this text description as shown on the “Store” product description  for this class may have been truncated due to site space limitations.  If you are reading the pdf of this text, it is the full length version of this summary.

You can see the full original of this Google Doc at this link -

The full version of this document is the same document as the pdf you will download upon purchase of the class.

Cost:  Per Person, the cost is $95.00 This includes all fees, as well as a pdf download of the “Book”, the 128 page PERC publication entitled Cylinder Requalification.  

The store accepts Credit cards or Paypal.  The “offline payment” or “manual payment” essentially means you will pay by check or other means after you register via the store and before the class.   If you have any problems with paying by card,  use the offline payment choice and we will invoice your company.   We have had reports of customers having issues with American Express for some reason.

Your payment will be processed via PayPal or “Wix Payments” and will appear as Shane Sweet or Shane Sweet LLC on your card statement

This 4 HOUR class is Live - not a recording, not a video - and will be led and instructed by Mike Digiorgio of Silverback Consulting, one of America's recognized propane instructors, consultants and trainers.

The online classes begin at 

  • 8 a.m. EST and concludes by 12 p.m. for the morning class and 

  • 1p.m. EST and concludes by 5 p.m. for the afternoon class

Price includes all fees.   A link to the pdf of "Book" is shown below:  NOTE that when you try that link it could send us a notice asking us to grant your access to the file.  If you are prompted we will grant access right away and you will see an email telling you the link is open to you at the email you were using at the time.

Testing at the end of the class will be overseen by Mike and all paperwork will be submitted to you for your training files

IMPORTANT - Please have a PIT GAUGE available and a few rusted tanks to inspect. When the classroom portion of the training is completed we will “go outside” with our Smartphones or tablets to inspect the tanks. For the physical inspection portion of the class, please have an “old rusted Cylinder” (BBQ tank is fine) available for virtual hands on.  

Skill Assessments: Skill assessments are not required by PERC for this course. 

WHEN SKILL ASSESSMENTS ARE REQUIRED, If you don’t already have an account with PERC you should sign up before class to review what they have.  It is easy and free. Go to  go to My Account and sign up.For PERC classes requiring Skill Assessments, Skill Assessments are required to be completed within one year of the class by you or your company or a third party. 

The cost of Skill Assessments for PERC CETP classes requiring them is NOT INCLUDED with the classes we offer, however Mike can assist with SAs if needed.  Skill assessments get sent directly to the company with paper exams. When you complete online exams through PERC the company has to download skill evaluations and use a proctor to process the assessments.  Skills Evaluations no longer go to ITS; it is no longer part of the certification program.  They get sent to PERC and must be signed by a proctor. A proctor must do the evaluation.

You can reach out to Mike about SAs, need be, at 914 645 9631 or email Mike at

Hardcopy - Students may obtain a HARDCOPY - an option but not a requirement - of the Book at the following link - Product No. PRC-009701 - 2019 Cylinder Requalification Training Program Manual & USB for $24.25.

Minimums - There is no minimum student registration:  the class will run regardless of how many students sign up.

Those purchasing this class can expect one or more emails from Mike Digiorgio or Shane Sweet with details about the class.  

If you have questions about this class please email - cell-text 802-558-6101, or Mike D at or 914-645-9631 cell-text

Here is a checklist for your consideration before the class starts

  • Share this - We urge all students to rea this document in its entirety, so please pass this on, or its link, to the students that will be in the class





10/12/21 Propane Cylinder Requalification Training Sessions

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