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Program Description

This IHSA course is hands-on

Propane is widely used in construction for a variety of everyday tasks, including flame cutting, space heating, heating or melting materials, and powering internal combustion engines. It is important to understand the hazards of propane and to know the procedures and controls necessary to minimize those hazards. Special training is required to work safely with propane and propane equipment.

This training program is designed to provide the information and hands-on practice necessary for construction workers to be able to safely connect, activate, and disconnect heaters, torches, and propane-powered equipment of less than 400,000 Btu/h, in accordance with Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) requirements. The training card has a 3 year expiry.


Program Content

  • Propane hazards
  • Legislation and safe practice
  • Connection, activation, and disconnection of propane

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who works with or around propane.



If you require certification in propane, please be advised that the correct record of training relies on the type of equipment and/or appliance being used. If you use torches and propane-fired tar pot heaters/kettles IHSA’s Propane in Roofing is the correct course to obtain the required Record of Training; TSSA Roofing Equipment Operator (RE-O). If additional Information is required please contact a Customer Service Representative.



Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Personal Protective Equipment / What to Bring

Each participant is expected to bring their own CSA-approved head, foot, and eye protection as well as neoprene gloves. Participants will also be required to wear a long-sleeved shirt and long pants and be dressed for outdoor activity. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and clothing.

Participants also need to bring valid photo I.D. to confirm registration.


Learning Evaluation

The participant must meet both of the following evaluation requirements in order to obtain a certificate of completion for this program:

1. Demonstrate the proper method of handling a propane cylinder.
Demonstrate the proper method to manifold three cylinders together.
Demonstrate the proper procedure for connecting, lighting and shutting down a heater and a torch.
Demonstrate the proper procedure for changing a cylinder with a liquid cylinder valve.

2. Students must complete an evaluation with 27 multiple-choice questions and obtain a score of at least 75%.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Sep 07, 2021 - To: Mar 22, 2022
City: Any
Region: Any

E77578Propane in Construction9/7/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E72626Propane in Construction9/22/2021 7:30:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E77528Propane in Construction9/27/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E77586Propane in Construction10/25/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E77535Propane in Construction11/8/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E77593Propane in Construction11/17/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E77594Propane in Construction11/29/2021 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E72637Propane in Construction12/10/2021 7:30:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E84564Propane in Construction3/22/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register