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April 25-29, 2016 – Backflow Tester Class & Exam – Kinder, LA
April 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm CDT
ASSE 5110 Backflow Tester Class 40 Hour Class and Exam
Presented by IAPMO BPI
Fee $800 per student
April 25-29, 2016
Louisiana Rural Water Association Office/Wayne Fontenot Training Facility, 1325 3rd Ave, Kinder, LA 70648
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Course Description Length: 40 hours CEU: 4.0 At this forty (40) hour training, participants will be presented with the guidelines used for acceptable practices of testing backflow prevention assemblies. The participants will also learn the principles of cross-connection control and the methods and devices used to prevent backflow of undesirable substances into water distribution and plumbing systems carrying potable water. Upon completion of the course, the participants will receive sufficient information and skills to pass the American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) Examination. On the last day of the training the certification examination will be administered. This consists of a written examination and a hands-on examination. The exam for an initial tester certification consists of 100 questions. Presently, the initial certification candidate must demonstrate the field test procedure for a reduced pressure principle assembly, double check valve assembly, pressure vacuum breaker assembly, and spill-resistant vacuum breakers without notes or assistance. – Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification pre-requisite: Five years of industry-related experience.
Additionally, this class has been approved for 35 hour of CEUs for Louisiana State Certified Operators in both Water and Wastewater.