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RRC Adds MORE ONLINE Exams Dates through November & 2.1 ONLINE Certification Classes Scheduled


Last week, the Texas Propane Gas Association sent an alert notifying members that the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) had launched online certification examinations. Since this week's alert, the RRC has added more employee-level exam dates through November as well as scheduled 2.1 Dispenser online certification classes that will be packaged with exams.

You can choose any of the following employee-level certifications to take for the online exam ONLY sessions: Bobtail Driver; Service & Installation Technician; Transport Driver; DOT Cylinder Filler; Motor/Mobile Fuel Dispenser; Recreational Vehicle Technician; and Appliance Service & Installation Technician.

ONLINE EXAM & ONLINE Certification Class Schedule ONLY TPGA has extracted the newly added online dates only in the below schedule. This below schedule does not reflect in-person classes, in-person exams or online continuing education class availability that are on the RRC full training & exam schedule. October 2020 October 19, 2020 Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) October 19, 2020 Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon) October 21, 2020 (newly added) ONLINE 2.1. Dispenser Operations Class (exams administered for class attendees only)

October 30, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) October 30, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon) November 2020 November 4, 2020 (newly added) ONLINE 2.1 Dispenser Operations (exams administered for class attendees only) November 6, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) November 6, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon) November 13, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) November 13, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon) November 20, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) November 20, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon) November 23, 2020 (newly added) ONLINE 2.1 Dispenser Operations (exams administered for class attendees only) November 23, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Morning) November 23, 2020 (newly added) Exams Administered – ONLINE (Afternoon)

Online Exam Testing Requirements Individuals registering for the online exams must meet the following requirements to participate in an online exam: · Use a Laptop or desktop computer with webcam, no iPad's · Access to Zoom · Ability to read PDF files; · Access to applicable codebooks, e.g. 2017 NFPA 54, 2018 NFPA 54, and 2020 LP Gas Safety Rules. · Unique email address (per examinee); and · Photo ID · A completed form 16 (without SSN) for each examinee, submitted in advance via email CLICK HERE for a full list of computer hardware requirements. Registration Each person must register separately for an online exam event at least 7 days in advance. The registration process has several steps, including paperwork that must be submitted before the 7-day deadline.


REGISTER NOW Initial Certification Training For exam only sessions not packaged with a class, every applicant for the LPG certifications listed, except for transport drivers, must complete 8 hours of approved training by no later May 31, 2021. RRC plans to add more online certification class choices in the future. The next course to go online is Bobtail, however, the Bobtail course is not slated to launch until December. Questions? Please call TPGA at (800)325-7427 if you have questions at all.

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