Propane Handling and Exchange

Course Overview

Propane is used for residential, commercial, industrial, and construction applications. This Propane Handling & Exchange Certification course will teach you the basics regarding the safe handling of both liquid and vapour withdrawal cylinders, the safe usage, storage, and exchange of cylinders, along with how to properly inspect cylinders and handle emergency situations. This course also explains the components of cylinders and the science of propane to ensure a thorough understanding of the way this chemical works and how to keep yourself safe when working with it. You will also learn the legal requirements for competency, emergency response and emergency first aid. Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate of completion consistent with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) standards in Ontario, the Canadian Standards Authority’s Regulation B149.2-10 Propane Storage and Handling Code in Canada and OSHA 1910.110 Storage and Handling of Liquified Petroleum Gases Code in the United States.

I-CAB Recognized Course

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

Course Topics

This online Propane Handling and Exchange course covers the following topics:

  • Legal Requirements
  • The Science of Propane
  • Components of Vapour Withdrawal Systems
  • Components of Liquid Withdrawal Systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Inspection of Cylinders
  • Transporting Cylinders
  • Storage of Cylinders
  • Emergency Situations and First Aid

Online Course Duration

Approximately 90 minutes

Pass Mark

Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented and must be completed by each participant. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course TWICE if the course pass mark has not been achieved on the first attempt.

Certificate of Completion

Participants who successfully pass the course will be able to print out a certificate of completion through the learning management system.

A certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date.

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smartphones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.