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Pump Station Training - Dispensing Propane Safely – Small Cylinders, Autogas, Food Trucks, RVs and Mobile Homes Instructor-led Live, interactive, online training

Revised 6-15-23 MD-SMS

7-6-23, 10 a.m EST to 2 pm EST

4 Hours - This class on Dispensing Propane Safely is 4 hours long.  Ideal for propane “Pump Station” personnel.


Refresher  training is required every three years.


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

Also read this about required materials:

GET PDF - we will use the following book -


Content - This Dispensing Propane Safely for Small Cylinders is designed to describe the process for inspecting, pre-fill, filling, post-fill for dispensing to small cylinders.


Certificates - 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.


One session - We are offering this class ONCE on the day noted.   


Skills - Skill Evaluations as seen in the CETP classes are not applicable to this training.  There is no Skill Evaluation “affidavit” for this training. The inspecting and filling procedures are demonstrated very well with supporting video and animation.


Times - 

  • class begins at 10 a.m. EST and ends by 2 p.m. EST

  • Total hours actual instruction and testing:  4 hours

  • This is a Live, Online, Instructor-led Class

  • This session will not be recorded

  • All times are Eastern Standard Time (If you are other than EST, adjust your arrival accordingly


Objective/Goal - After you complete this Dispensing Propane Safely program you will be able to dispense propane into small cylinders, ASME tanks and motorhomes, and/or Autogas. This program is geared to non-industry professionals.


Topics - 

  • Propane Safety

  • Pre fill inspection

  • Identifying cylinders

  • Purging cylinders

  • Filling ASME tanks and motor homes & recreation vehicles

  • Dispensing autogas

  • Propane Fires and Uncontrolled Gas Release



GENERAL - If you have purchased or are considering purchasing one or more registrations for this 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, Mike Digiorgio or Shane Sweet  may have emailed it to you or we have shared the Google Doc master file with you.

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

COST:  Per Person, the cost is $149.00, however use of applicable “coupon codes” stemming from our underwriting sponsors, will lower this price.   This includes all fees, as well as a pdf download of the “Book”, a 3-document combined PERC workbook of the newer PERC workbooks .  Price includes all fees.   A link to the pdf of "Book" is shown herein:  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.

PAYMENT:  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

LIVE: 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.


TESTING: Testing at the end of material review & the class will be overseen by Mike and all “paperwork” will be submitted to you for your training files

DEVICES - Please know that EACH student must have his or her own camera-ready  and  audio-ready PC, laptop,  desktop or tablet for the purposes of taking the examinations.

REQUIRED:  If you don’t already have an account with PERC individual students need to sign up before class to review what they have.  It is easy and free. Go to  go to My Account and sign up.  


CHANGES:  If you need to modify your registration(s) before the class starts, email the details to us at before class starts


HARDCOPY?: Students may obtain a HARDCOPY - an option but not a requirement - of the Book at the learning center on


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


INVITE: anyone registering or registering others will get an Outlook invite that will contain class specific info.   A few days before the class the URL for the class itself will be placed in the body of the invite.

SNIPPED- if you are reading this on the store product description, note this text has been snipped.   Read the full document in the Google Doc master file or the pdf you receive at time of store purchase.  There is more to read if you are reading this on the store product description.  If you are reading this on the Google doc or pdf, more text follows

NAMES: Email with the names of the students for the class.  Names should be presented in the manner you wish them to appear on certificates and documentation.   We urge you provide us the email addresses of the students to ensure speedy sharing of relevant information necessary to the actual student(s).


CHANGES: You can add students if needed, however please inform us as soon as possible.  


PDF: get the pdf of the book at the link shown above. Student must have this document in-hand (pdf, or optional hardcopy - to complete the class.


ZOOM:- The class will be held via our Zoom Training room. You will receive an invitation with the meeting number about an hour before class starts in the Outlook invite sent to you.


FORMAT:- Many clients use a conference room with a large monitor to view the training. You will need a camera,  microphone and speakers so we can communicate with everyone in the room. If you are not using a monitor at minimum you should use a laptop or decent size tablet. The equipment must be equipped with a camera, microphone and speakers. 






7-6-23 Pump Station Training - Dispensing Propane Safely 4 hour sessio

  • students must have the provided materials in hand to take the class.  Dont forget to download the materials or "book"

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