The Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester 24-Hour Continuing Education course utilizes the TEEX Mobile Backflow trailer to provide students with TCEQ-required hands-on training opportunities designed to help each apply test procedures specific with Backflow Prevention Assemblies for the licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester. In addition to these areas of instruction, students are provided the latest cross connection control and backflow prevention updates as well as practical skill-level testing and advanced troubleshooting and repair techniques.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsAssembly approval process +Auxiliary water supply +Backflow - backpressure - backsiphonage +Cross connection +Direct cross connection +Federal - Safe Drinking Water Act +Hazard evaluation +Hydraulic principles effecting test procedures +Indirect cross connection +Local Regulations +Mechanical methods of prevention backflow +Mechanical operation of backflow prevention assemblies +Non-mechanical methods of preventing backflow +Plumbing Codes +Practical application of methods of backflow prevention +Special conditions effecting backflow prevention +State - TCEQ 290 Rules +Texas State Insurance Board - Fireline Testers +Thermal expansion +Limiting tester's liability / NIIO+Reduced pressure principle assembly - RPZ+Double check valve assembly - DC+Pressure vacuum breaker assembly - PVB+Spill - resistant vacuum breaker assembly - SVB
- Customer Service Inspectors
- Plumbing Inspectors
- Water Operators
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTCEQ licensed Customer Service Inspectors+TCEQ licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers (BPAT)+TCEQ Licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers (practical skills/hands-on only)