Properly trained and educated employees, customers and end users mean a healthier organization and a safer industry. Employee training is mandated by DOT, NFPA and other groups and it makes good business sense. Blossman Gas reinforces this philosophy by providing state-of-the-art training at its ten thousand square foot training facility located in Ocean Springs, MS.
This facility has two classrooms, ten workstations and an area dedicated to piping and venting. The training center was designed primarily for technical training. However, it is often used for defensive driver training, computer software training, sales training and a variety of other training programs.
The training programs provided on an ongoing basis are as follows:
All Blossman technicians are certified through the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) offered by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA). This Certified Employee Training Program is a two-day course. It is one in a series of industry training programs that familiarizes the employee with basic principles and practices.
This Certified Employee Training Program is typically a two to three day course. However, Blossman trainers have expanded the material and incorporate more in-depth information into this program, extending it to four and one half days. It is designed to teach the technician:
This Certified Employee Training Program is typically a two to three day course. However, Blossman trainers include shop exercises and additional material creating a more comprehensive program that takes four and one half days. The technician will learn the following:
This is a four and one half day advanced course designed by Blossman Gas trainers specifically for service technicians who have been employed by Blossman Gas for at least two years and have successfully completed the CETP Appliance Service course. The training consists of:
This is a four and one half day course designed by Blossman Gas trainers particularly for technicians who have been employed by Blossman Gas for at least three years and have successfully completed the CETP Appliance Installation course, CETP Appliance Service course and the Advanced Electricity course. This is a comprehensive training course conducted entirely in the shop and it gives the technician an opportunity to practice hands-on skills in diagnosing and repairing gas appliance systems.