For many mobile and outdoor event caterers, LPG is the main source of power used for cooking, heating, or powering generators.  Making sure that LPG is safely stored and used is vital.

This course is essential for anyone working with or assessing the suitability of mobile LPG setups.  It outlines the key safety rules for using LPG appliances and provides an understanding of handling LPG cylinders in any scenario or environment.

This course is suitable for: 

  • Catering business that use LPG and their employees
  • Event Organisers and their employees
  • Local Authority Officers e.g., Environmental Health Professionals, Market Management, Parks and Open Spaces
  • This course will enable catering businesses and their employees to effectively undertake day-to-day LPG related tasks safely with confidence.  For example, to safely move, store, connect, use and disconnect LPG cylinder(s).
  • This training course will help those tasked with assessing the safety and subtilty of mobile business e.g., event organisers, market managers and environmental health officers, understand the correct practices required for the safe use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

It will outline the key things to check when setting up and using LPG appliances and cylinders, provide examples of safe and unsafe practices and as well as advice and guidance to support the practical application of gas safety regulations. 

This course has been designed to be practical and easy to follow. As such, we have excluded some of the science and regulatory details that accompany the use of LPG to avoid overcomplication.

This course will support employers with their legal responsibilities to ensure safe work practices for their employees and anyone affected by their work activity (such as the general public) as necessitated by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.


  • 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

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