Education and Safety

MAPGA 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 states of Maryland and Delaware.  Training season runs from May until September 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 all states.

Course Prerequisites:
CETP 1.0 Basic Principles & Practices is a prerequisite for ALL CETP classes.

MAPGA CETP and Safety Schools Information

Click HERE to Register online for classes with a credit card.

Click HERE for a printable MAPGA 2021 Training Calendar

Attendees are responsible for making their own overnight accommodations.

Class Details

All classes begin at 8:30am and end at approximately 5:00pm.  Meals, tests and books are provided for full-day classes and where applicable.  Students are encouraged to bring paper, pens and pencils for notes. For specific course related or training related questions, please contact the CETP instructor Ric Chatham at

Payment Details

Prepayment is required for all classes.  Print the registration form and send in with your check to hold your space in the class or register online and pay by credit card.  Send in your registration fees 10 business days prior to class start.