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This four-hour workshop teaches participants about propane autogas fuel properties, propane autogas fuel systems, vehicle conversions. The workshop covers both liquid and vapor injection systems for propane autogas vehicles.

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Course materials provided:

  • Participant Manual – ISBN 978-1-933954-42-4
  • Includes review questions and learning activities
  • Each module of the Participant’s Manual contains text, illustrations, explanatory figures and tables, module review questions, and a list of key terms and abbreviations

Workshop designed for:

  • Automotive Technicians
  • Towing
  • Automotive Recycling
  • Fleet Managers
  • Government Officials / Decision Makers
  • Secondary Education
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Code Officials / AHJs
  • Construction / Contractors
  • General / Consumers

Taught by certified NAFTC instructors, this four-hour workshop will enable you to:

  • Describe what propane autogas is and how to identity it.
  • Explain the basic history of propane autogas
  • Describe how propane autogas may help public health and the environment.
  • Explain how propane autogas may help stimulate the economy.
  • Describe what energy security is and how to use propane autogas to attain it.
  • Explain how propane autogas is manufactured and produced.
  • Describe how propane autogas is transported.
  • Explain the differences between propane autogas and conventional vehicles.
  • Describe the performance of propane autogas vehicles.
  • Explain different types of propane autogas vehicles used today.

Course outline:

  • Comparison of propane autogas to gasoline
  • Energy content of propane autogas verses gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE)
  • Octane rating flammability range and other properties
  • Crude oil refining transport, distribution and infrastructure
  • Propane autogas fueling station safety and identifying propane hazard placards
  • Dedicated, bi-fuel vehicles and how they differ in regard to the conversion process
  • Propane autogas vehicle components
  • Fuel injection system, liquid injection and vapor injection


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