Leaders in Propane Safety

Working Together for a Safer Propane Industry

Propane education and safety training has always been one of the core goals of the Illinois Propane Gas Association (IPGA). Our work has made Illinois one of the leaders in propane safety.

Free Continuing Education

Thanks to IPERC continuing to approve the grant request submitted by IPGA to offset the cost of the Continuing Education and Safety Meetings, Illinois propane marketers who are actively participating in the IPERC assessment program may attend CETP, IPGA advanced classes, and safety meetings at no charge. Your IPERC dollars cover registration, lunch and classroom materials only. Individual companies are responsible for travel, additional meals and lodging.

2022 IPGA Training Schedule

Basic Principles & Practices

January 17 –18 Springfield - This Class is Full
May 16—17 Springfield
June 6— 7 Springfield
July 25—26 Springfield
August 29—30 Springfield
December 5 –6 Springfield

Propane Delivery

January 19—20 Springfield - This Class is Full
May 18—19 Springfield
June 8—9 Springfield
July 27—28 Springfield
Aug 31—Sept 1 Springfield
December 7—8 Springfield

Vapor Distribution

June 14—16 Springfield
Sept 13—15 Springfield

Plant Operation

June 22—23 Springfield

LP Requalification Training

May 25 Springfield
June 29 Springfield
August 10 Springfield
September 21 Springfield

Propane Driver Hazmat

July 6 Tino's on the Tee  Rend Lake
July 7 Tino's on the Tee   Rend Lake
July 13 Springfield  IPGA office
July 14 Springfield  IPGA office

July 15 Springfield  IPGA office
July 20 Rochelle SALT 251 Restaurant
July 21 Rochelle Salt 251 Restaurant

The Instructor: John Tibbs

John Tibbs is the Illinois Propane Gas Association’s Education and Safety Director for all certified, non-certified and safety meetings. John has over 40 years’ experience in the propane industry from grain dryers to building bulk plants. He has been an instructor for the Illinois Propane Gas Association for over 20 years. He also works closely with the DOT, EPA and the State Fire Marshall’s office.

We have an on-site training center where students can learn valuable hands-on experience to take back to their company operation.

John is always available to assist with any technical questions. Feel free to contact him anytime via cell (217) 828-2666 or email jtibbs@ilpga.org.

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Register for Training

More Registration Info

Complete the Employee Training Registration Form online. Anyone attending training classes must be registered.  

2022 IPGA Training Schedule - Select Your Desired Class(es)

Basic Principles & Practices

Propane Delivery

Vapor Distribution

Plant Operation

LP Requalification Training

Propane Driver Hazmat