Would you like the certainty that comes with the correct knowledge, to support compliance interventions, event safety work and to help businesses trade safely?  This could be key to public safety and driving up the standards of local traders, events, and festivals.

More needs to be done to raise the standards of mobile LPG and ultimately ensure the safety of the industry for all those involved in it.  When it comes to LPG, we all have a collective responsibility to keep things safe and uphold standards to promote best practice and safeguard the sector.

We believe that education is key when it comes to LPG safety.   So, we have brought together our expertise on mobile LPG along with our insight on the mobile catering and street food sectors to create a training package suitable for Environmental Health Professionals.

LPG Safety Training for Environmental Health Professionals

The LPG Safety training package for Environmental Health Professionals includes the following:

A dedicated online LPG safety workshop and the ‘Safe Use of LPG in Mobile and Outdoor Catering’ training course. 

The dedicated online LPG safety workshop for environmental health professionals outlines real life scenarios, common problems, and enforcement scenarios. This will be delivered by the NCASS Gas Safety Consultant, a qualified LPG engineer with extensive experience in the trade, who has seen it all when it comes to mobile LPG. Certification for a minimum of 4 hours CPD will be awarded upon completion.

Topics covered include:

  • The recognised six safe gas set ups in mobile catering
  • The identification of good and bad LPG practices
  • LPG in Bricks and mortar premises
  • Bulk cylinder storage
  • Highest risk LPG appliances
  • LPG Generators
  • Common electrical hazards associated with mobile catering.
  • Gas Safe Reporting Procedures – examples of At Risk and Immediately Dangerous Scenarios.

The workshop will be accessible via a Microsoft Teams link on selected dates.

Upon completion of the workshop, relevant hand-outs and additional resources will be provided by email along with the CPD certificate.

The cost of this package is just £100 plus VAT per officer. 

It is strongly recommended that the online training course is completed prior to the workshop.

To purchase the package please refer to the following instructions:

1. Go to www.ncasstraining.co.uk and click the orange ‘LOGIN’ button in the top right corner.

2. Select the orange ‘Create an account’ button.

3. Complete the non-member registration form and select ‘Proceed’. This will require you to set a password to log into the training account and access the training course and workshop, so please keep a note of your login details for future reference.

4. Log in to your Training Dashboard available training courses – LPG Safety Workshop for Environmental Health Professionals, making sure to select the correct date.

*If you encounter any log-in issues, please use the ‘Forgot Password’ functionality to reset your password*

5. Complete the payment arrangements – a debit/credit card will be required. Please note a VAT invoice receipt will be automatically sent to the email address provided as proof of payment.

6. Upon confirmation the booking will be confirmed within the dashboard and the status of the training option updated. The LPG workshop will show as available in the dashboard with a Teams link included, to be used on the date/time as shown to access of the workshop.  A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided.

7. Within 2 working days a further email will be sent with details on how to access the online training course ‘Safe Use of LPG in Mobile and Outdoor Catering’. Please look out for this email and use the link to access the training course.  You will require the password and log in details that you created for your account in step 2.

PLEASE NOTE – It is recommended the online ‘Safe Use of LPG in Mobile and Outdoor Catering’ training course is completed prior to attending the LPG Workshop.

The course provides the basics of mobile LPG safety and is essential for anyone working with or assessing the suitability of mobile LPG setups.  It is a great start to helping environmental health professionals fill that knowledge gap.

The course is comprised of seven concise training modules with an end of course assessment comprised of 20 multiple choice questions. Certification for 4 hours CPD will be awarded upon completion:

  • Module 1 – Suitable LPG Appliances & Cylinders
  • Module 2 – Safe Transportation of LPG Cylinders
  • Module 3 – Safe Siting of Cylinders
  • Module 4 – Safe Handling of Cylinders
  • Module 5 – Safe Connection of Cylinders to Appliances
  • Module 6 – The Science Behind the Safety: The Three Chemical Stages of LPG Combustion
  • Module 7 – Fire Reduction Measures and Fire Fighting Equipment
  • End of Course Assessment – Multiple Choice questions.

All candidates will be given access to the NCASS Learning Management System, to complete this course at a time that suits them.  Access to the course will be arranged within 2 working days of purchase, a dedicated email will be sent outlining simple and straightforward joining instructions to access the course.