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EEC Online store product summary for July 26 2021 CETP Book 2.2 Bobtail class

July 26 2021 CETP Book 2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations live, online, instructor-led, accelerated class

revised June 25 2021 100pm EST

The original of this document can be seen at   Note the text of this document in the product description on the Store is truncated due to site limitations, but the pdf of this document from the store download and the page at the link above are the same document.   The end of this document shown on store product description text has been snipped toward the end because the site limits the amount of text


If you have purchased or are considering purchase of one or more registrations for the July 26 2021 CETP Book 2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations accelerated, live, online, instructor-led 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.

This offering requires some self-study or advance preparation and this will allow the actual class to complete in less than one day, including live electronic testing on the PERC website at the end of the instructor-led session..


Book product ID is PRC-009210:   Updated to the most current edition of NFPA 58 and 49 CFR.The course is  primarily designed to train employees who deliver propane in the bobtail (cargo tank motor vehicles)


This course provides information for drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles to deliver propane. It provides practices and procedures that support many general delivery tasks. Primarily designed to train employees who operate a bobtail, the most common vehicle used for transporting and delivering propane to individual customers.

The topics covered are:

  • DOT Licensing and Driving Requirements

  • Vehicle Inspections, Identification, and documentation

  • Safely handling hazardous materials

  • Handling Out-Of-Gas Calls

  • Driving defensively

  • Vehicle parking, servicing and security

  • Bobtail equipment and systems, including cargo tank, gauges, valves, pumps, meters, delivery hoses and emergency discharge control equipment.

  • Presents detailed procedures for safely loading a bobtail using the plant pump.

  • Discusses DOT requirements for bobtail inspections.

  • Reviews the features and installation requirements of ASME tanks at customer locations.

One-Day:  The live, online, instructor-led class will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude no later than 5 p.m. the same day. The class will end with a vigorous study session that will involve all attendees and the instructor. The study session will be followed by the online exam.

In order to achieve satisfactory completion of the class within the allotted time, all students registering for this class agree to a significant amount of self study on the following:

  • Read the module summaries

  • Answer the questions in all the module quizzes

  • Complete each module CHECK FOR UNDERSTANDING

  • Spend a reasonable amount of time on the following lessons;

    • all of module 4 lesson 3, 

    • module 7 lesson 2 & 3, 

    • module 8 lesson 2, 

    • module 10 lesson 2;  make sure you remember the tank size distance requirements,

    • module 11 lesson 1 and 2 are critically important together with lesson 3.  

Learn it well!

Cost:  Per Person, the cost is $200 if bought on or before July 5 2021, or $250 if bought after July 5 2021.  Fees include all materials, online live testing and instruction.

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.

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 one-day CETP 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 class begins at 8 a.m. EST and concludes by 5 pm.  Our goal is to ensure the class moves smoothly and everyone absorbs the material so that we can start the exam by 3PM.  

Price includes all fees.   A link to the pdf of "Book 2.2" is shown below:  NOTE that when you try that link it will send us a notice asking us to grant your access to the file.  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.  The exams are completed online, in real time, during the class session.

If you don’t already have an account with PERC you should sign up before class to review what they have so you can take the exam at the end of the class.  It is easy to do and free. In advance of the actual class, go to and sign up.  This takes but a few minutes.

Prepare to take the exam by setting up your account with PERC.    Go to

• Log In if you have an account if not set up account


• Click On CETP Certification Exams

Skill Assessments:   these 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 is NOT INCLUDED with the class, however Mike can assist with these if needed.   Reach out to him about this, need be 914 645 9631.

OPTIONAL:  Students may obtain a HARDCOPY - an option but not a requirement - of the Book at CETP 2.2 at the following link for $29.40 each.  See   A download link for the book is below

Important:  if you want the hardcopy of the 2.2 Book, you must secure it from PERC.

There is no minimum student registration:  the July 26 2021 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 starting on July 26 and ending that day.

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 SNIPPED HERE

July 26 2021 CETP Book 2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations live, online, instructor-

  • this accelerated class requires preparation by individual students in advance of the class.   See details in description and-or downloaded pdf file

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