Are you looking for a rewarding, well-paid career that plays a critical role in keeping Maine households and companies warm and safe?
Maine residents depend on gas systems and appliances for a range of vital functions. Natural gas and propane power space heaters, water heaters, cooking appliances, laundry equipment, generators, etc. Companies that install, fuel and service this equipment need natural gas and propane service technicians with specialized skills and rigorous safety training.
The MEMA Technical Education Center is proud to have the most comprehensive and career-focused Propane and Natural Gas Technician training program in the state. We have developed it with industry-leading associations and the Maine member companies that count on us to train the next generation of highly skilled technicians.
In as little as six weeks, you can complete our Propane and Natural Gas Training program and be on your way to passing certification exams and starting a promising career in the HVAC-R sector!
For many reasons, MTEC is the educational center of choice for Mainers who are looking for comprehensive propane and natural gas training. If you really want a career in the industry, come to the school with facilities and curricula developed by industry leaders!
Most important, our Propane and Natural Gas Technician training will give you a solid knowledge base that will let you hit the ground running in your new career. You will enter your field prepared and confident.
At MTEC, we understand that everyone has different responsibilities. That’s why we offer alternative scheduling options to accommodate your unique needs. Our evening classes provide the same exceptional propane and natural gas training experience while still allowing you to work during the day.
The foundation of this program consists of two classes designed to provide a thorough understanding of gas-fired appliances, fuel storage and piping. Here are the core classes:
This class is an enhanced version of the National Propane Association’s industry-standard Certified Employee Training Program (CETP). While CETP is often taught as a textbook course, MTEC has expanded the curriculum to include hands-on training.
Students in this class receive a personal Samsung tablet with codebooks and other course material, courtesy of MTEC.
This class is an enhanced version of the National Propane Association’s industry-standard Certified Employee Training Program (CETP). While CETP is often taught as a textbook course, MTEC has expanded the curriculum to include hands-on training. This class prepares students to take the Maine Propane and Natural Gas exams for tank setter and outside piping technicians.
Many MTEC students, as well as industry professionals needing additional training, pursue one or more specialty courses after completing the core curriculum. Here are the specialty training courses we offer, which also prepare students for corresponding Maine Propane & Natural Gas Exams:
Absolutely. The team at MTEC is there for you at every step of your education journey. We will help you schedule your state exams and provide a space where you can take them.
You can secure affordable lodging at a highly rated hotel near our campus. It provides discount packages to MTEC students. We can also direct you to financial assistance options.
Right now, the 300+ companies in Maine and throughout New England that partner with MTEC are looking for qualified propane and natural gas technicians. Students who complete our program are best positioned to fill their open positions.
Reach out today; one of our administrators can guide you through all the possibilities. If you put in the work, we’ll be your partner on the path to a rewarding new career!