OPGA is a recognized provider of CETP (Certified Employee Training Program) courses for those working in the propane field or looking to obtain propane training certification in the state of Ohio. Training season runs from April until October and we offer a wide-range of CETP classes as well as important safety and training classes outside of the CETP curriculum. Classes are open to members and non-members in Ohio.
OGPA 2017 Employee Training Schedule
To view the course descriptions, download the 2017 Employee Training Brochure.
1.0 Basic Principles and Practices of Propane
April 12-13 – Lucasville
June 19-20 – New Albany
August 24-25 – Columbus
September 11-12 – Columbus
October 16-17 – New Albany
2.2 Bobtail Delivery Operations
July 12-14 – New Albany
September 18-20 – Columbus
October 18-20 – New Albany
2.4 Cylinder Delivery Operations
September 25-26 - Columbus
3.1 Basic Plant Operations
August 21-23 – Columbus
4.1 Designing and Installing Exterior Vapor Distribution Systems
July 26-28 – Columbus
October 2-4 – Columbus
4.2 Placing Vapor Distribution Systems and Appliances into Operations
May 8-10 - Lucasville
5.1 Designing and Installing Dispenser Transfer Systems
June 6-7 – Zanesville
June 21-22 – New Albany
CSR Training Seminar
July 25 – Columbus
October 11 – New Albany
HAZMAT Transportation Safety (HM126F)
April 10 – Lucasville - Registration is closed.
April 11 – Lucasville - Registration is closed.
July 10 – Columbus
Propane Dispenser Safety
June 8 – Zanesville
Transport Driving Training
July 24 - Columbus
For hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly and indicate that you are with OPGA.
Doubletree Columbus-Worthington | 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235 | 614-885-3334
Arrick's Propane | 9157 US Highway 23, Lucasville, OH 45648
Courtyard Marriott | 5211 Forest Drive, New Albany, OH 43054 | 614-855-1505
Muskingum County Convention Center | 205 N. 5th Street, Zanesville, OH 43701
$100 per person, per class, from a company in Ohio*
$300 per person, per class, from a company outside of Ohio
Refunds for Cancellations: Registrations fees will be refunded (less a $10 processing fee), for cancellations received a minimum of four (4) business days prior.
*Ohio-Based Companies: The registration fee will be waived when the registrant (or a substitute) attends the training and is from an Ohio-based company. If the registrant does not attend and does not provide written notification to OPGA at least four (4) business days prior, the registration fee will be charged to the credit card provided at registration. Checks will not be accepted.
- Attendance at all training classes is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.
- Classes are limited to 20 students.
- The registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start of each class.
- OPGA reserves the right to cancel a class if there is a lack of participation.
- Classes are held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Registration includes all materials, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch.
The NPGA's training is directed to assist in education service and delivery personnel in the LP gas industry. This training program is not intended to be an exhaustive treatment of the subject covered. It should not be interpreted as precluding the use of other procedures and/or compliance with more extensive federal, state, and local codes and/or regulations.
The NPGA, OPGA, and the training supervisor assume no liability for reliance on: (1) the material used; (2) the manner in which the training was conducted; or (3) the knowledge gained, or not gained, by the employee. Those courses are offered as assistance to help employers train personnel in their organizations.