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Check back regularly for new information about handling and using propane autogas safely.

  • Free Propane Autogas Technician Training

    Technician Training Cover ImageThe Propane Education & Research Council funded the development of propane autogas training for vehicle technicians in partnership with the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). Technicians are invited to attend the training at no cost.

    The three-day, comprehensive course covers propane characteristics, fuel systems, vehicle compatibility, system components, and safety. Participants will walk away with an in-depth understanding of servicing and maintaining propane autogas vehicles, plus a free copy of the new propane autogas technician training manual.

    To see if a free training session is coming to your area, view the full schedule.

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    Facility Requirements Brochure

    Learn code and procedure requirements for a facility involved with the repair and maintenance of propane autogas vehicles.

  • Dispensing Propane Autogas Training Program

    Watch the video module below to learn basic refueling instructions for a variety of vehicle types. This information helps to ensure you and your coworkers stay safe while working with propane refueling equipment.


    Download the materials below for more detailed instructions. These tools were developed to train individuals who fuel propane autogas vehicles for fleet or other commercial operations.

    Download Training Manual»

    Download Quick Reference Card »

    Download Instructor Guide — PowerPoint Presentation »

    Download Dispenser Specifications »

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    Fleet Garaging Requirements

    Good news: Propane autogas facilities don’t have special requirements beyond those for traditional facilities. However, if you’re responsible for servicing or converting propane autogas vehicles, you should become familiar with the facility design requirements that support a safe work environment.

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    Fuel Tank Evacuation

    When the time does come for purging or evacuating an autogas fuel tank, it’s important to be familiar with the fueling systems and follow all precautionary safety requirements.