Recognized Certificates for Transfer of Propane

27 January 2017

Reference #:  D-GA-2017-01

This Directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.

General Details

Individuals who transfer propane must have a certificate of qualification resulting from the successful completion of a training course recognized and approved by a Provincial Safety Manager. A recognized training course must have been submitted for review and acceptance to a Provincial Safety Manager in order to be listed in this Directive. All training must be delivered by individuals certified, authorized or employed by the related Training Body or provider. Training providers identified in this document have been approved by a Provincial Safety Manager.

Specific Details

A training course must be specific to the job skills required to operate or handle the transfer equipment and containers specific to that propane transfer type. As indicated in section 5.2.1 of CSA B149.2 - Propane storage and handling code, propane shall only be transferred from one container to another, by an individual that is the holder of an applicable certificate of qualification recognized by the authority having jurisdiction. These certificate types are to be held in a valid current status (not expired) in order for an individual to perform the related regulated work. The holder of a recognized certificate must, upon request of a safety officer, produce the certificate or appropriate wallet card for inspection.

As noted, the following certificates are recognized by the Provincial Safety Manager. Please confirm the correct scope of work with the course provider to assure you obtain the correct certification for the specific transfer type.

Training Provider: Propane Training Institute (PTI) Division of the Canadian Propane Association

100-01    Propane Pump Attendant
100-02    Filling of Auto Propane Tanks
100-08    Cylinder Filling
100-11    Propane Pump Attendant – TDG enhanced
300-01    Bulk Truck Propane Delivery
400-04    Filling Forklift Cylinders by Volume
400-07    Filling Forklift Cylinders by Weight  

Training Provider: Fuels Learning Centre (FLC)

CF01    Filling Propane Cylinders and Auto Propane Tanks at Retail Filling Centers
CF02    Filling Propane Cylinders at Retail Filling Centers
CF03    Filling Auto Propane Tanks for Vehicle Operators
CF04    Filling of Forklift Cylinders
TO02    Loading and Unloading Propane Tank Trucks

Training Provider: TeamWorks Solutions (TWS)

TWS500-03    Private Auto Fleet and Cardlock course for LPG dispensing.

 

Brad Wyatt
Provincial Safety Manager - Gas

References:
Safety Standards Act
Gas Safety Regulation
Safety Standards General Regulation
CSA B149.2 - Propane storage and handling code