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May 18-22, 2015 – Pineville, LA – Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course
May 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Once again, LRWA is sponsoring a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 40 hour Course and Exam
(presented by the IAPMO Backflow Prevention Institute)
May 18-22, 2015 – 8am to 5pm daily
708 Main Street, Pineville, LA 71360
Registration Details Pre-requisite: 5 years of experience in plumbing or a related industry. $750.00 Includes Training and Certification Test fees – If you have any questions contact IAPMO BPI at 1-855-536-2800. Click here to access IAPMO’s website to register for this course and exam
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 devices. 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.
Course has been approved by LaDHH for 35 hours of credit in all categories and levels of both water and wastewater.