Propane and Natural Gas Licensure Courses Beginning December 2, 2013

Propane and Natural Gas Licensure Courses
Beginning December 2, 2013

Courses Start December 2, 2013!

Kennebec Valley Community College is now offering Propane and Natural Gas licensure preparation Courses.  These courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue licensure and certification as Propane and Natural Gas Technicians.  


KVCC's courses include the National Propane Gas Association's Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) and the Maine Natural Gas Supplement.  Successful completion of these courses fulfills the training requirement for the State of Maine's Propane and Natural Gas Technician - Appliance Connection and Service Technician endorsement.


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KVCC offers the following Propane and Natural Gas Courses:   


PNG1 010 -  Basic Principles and Practices - December 2 - December 14, 2013.  This course is designed for all personnel who want to work in the propane industry.  It provides an overview of key concepts and safety strategies for working with propane.  This course is a prerequisite for the more advanced propane and natural gas courses (PNG1 020, PNG1 030). The course fee is $385 and includes CETP e-book and exam. This course is offeredon Monday and Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. with an exam scheduled on Saturday, December 14th at 9 a.m.  


PNG1 020 - Appliance Connection and Service Technician Course  - January 6-March 8, 2014.  This course  is designed for installation and service personnel, sales personnel, and managers and supervisors, although employees throughout the propane industry will find this training useful.   The course fee is $1,445 and includes CTEP e-books and exams.  The course is offered on Monday's & Wednesday's from 5-9 p.m. for 9 weeks.  Exam dates: Saturday's at 9 a.m. following each course segment.


PNG1 030 - The Basic Electricity for Propane Appliances Course - March 10, 12, 17 & 19, 2014, 5-9 pm with an exam on Saturday, March 22nd, 9 am. This course is designed for the installation and service personnel in applying the basic principles of electricity to service propane appliances.


Successful completion of all these courses and exams will help students achieve the State of Maine Propane and Natural Gas Technician - Appliance Connection and Service Technician endorsement.  Additional eligibility requirements for CETP certification do apply and are not available through KVCC.  Please visit the State of Maine's Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation for more information on license requirements. 


You may register for this course by simply clicking on the "Register Today" button or you may call us at (207)453-5818 and register over the phone.  We look forward to assisting you in achieving your Energy Service Career Goals!





Robin Weeks
Energy Services Administrative Coordinator
Office of Energy Programs

Kennebec Valley Community College
92 Western Avenue
Fairfield, Maine 04937
(207)453-5818 (Office)
(207)453-5197 (Fax)