Natural And Propane Gas

The Division adopts and enforces nationally recognized safety codes to protect Vermonters from the risk of fire, explosion and carbon monoxide poisoning.  All individuals engaged in the inspection, installation, and service of Propane (LP) or Natural Gas systems must be certified as required under the Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code.

Currently Adopted Codes

  • NFPA 1 Unified Fire Code Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • NFPA 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • NFPA 54 ANSI Z223.2012 National Fuel Gas Code Current Vermont Adopted Edition
  • NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code Current Vermont Adopted Edition

Please Note: The Vermont Division of Fire Safety does not sell code books. Please contact National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to purchase the codes and standards.

List of All Certified Gas Installers

Natural Gas Installer

The installation, inspection and service of natural fuel gas systems.

Qualifications

Successful completion of the American Gas Association (AGA) course of study
including the Fundamentals of Combustion, Gas Appliance Venting, Electricity, Gas Controls and Gas Appliances.

Continuing Education

Eight (8) hours of related instruction during the previous 3 years including at least two hours regarding the prevention of CO leakage and the procedure for safety inspection of an existing appliance – NFPA 54 (annex H).


Liquified Propane (LP) Gas Installer

The installation, inspection, service, delivery, transfer and plant operations of LP gas systems.

Qualifications

Successful completion of National Propane Gas Association, Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) sections 1, 4.1, 4.2, 6 and 7 installation, inspection, service; and for people involved with LP gas delivery, plant operations and transfer system operations, the successful completion of CETP Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 as required. [see section 1: 1.13.1 (7) of the Vermont Fire & Building Safety Code]

Continuing Education

8 hours of related instruction during the previous 3 years for people certified for the installation, inspection and service of LP gas appliances including at least two hours regarding the prevention of CO leakage and the procedure for safety inspection of an existing appliance – NFPA 54 (annex H). 


Both Natural and LP Gas Installer

The installation, inspection and service of natural fuel gas and LP gas systems and equipment.

Qualifications

Successful completion of the American Gas Association (AGA) course of study including the Fundamentals of Combustion, Gas Appliance Venting, Electricity, Gas Controls and Gas Appliances, and CETP books 1.0, 4.1 and 4.2 . 

Continuing Education

Eight (8) hours of related instruction during the previous 3 years including at least two hours regarding the prevention of CO leakage and the procedure for safety inspection of an existing appliance – NFPA 54 (annex H).

Propane and Gas Certification Application

Approved Gas Continuing Education Providers

  • ANDERSON, Ed ~ (603) 355-3355
  • EDUCATION TRAINING & SAFETY ASSOCIATES (ETS) ~ (603) 876-4342
  • GRANITE STATE TRADE SCHOOL ~ (603) 895-4444
  • HONEYWELL (Source Gas Ignition) ~ Georgia Lee – (763) 954-4091
  • LOCAL 693 TRAINING CENTER ~ Ann M. Ross- (802) 864-4042
  • PROPANE GAS ASSOCIATION OF NEW ENGLAND ~ (888) 445- 1075
  • SKILLTECH ~ Linda Whitaker- (802) 879-5559
  • TYRRELL, Robert ~ (207) 782-2514
  • VERMONT FUEL DEALERS ASSOCIATION (VFDA) ~ Stephanie Austin - (802) 223-7750
  • VLPA ~ Bradley Talbot- (802) 728-5400

Contact

Division of Fire Safety; Debra Moulton
100 Mineral St, Suite 307 
Springfield, VT 05156
802-885-8883 (phone)  
Debra.Moulton@vermont.gov

Michael Desrochers, Executive Director
Joseph Benard, Deputy Director

1311 US Route 302 – Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641
Phone:  802-479-7561
Toll Free:  800- 640-2106