WWW500 – 40.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Instructor with BPATThe Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester course provides participants with an interest in cross-connection controls and proper maintenance of water quality standards with guidelines used for acceptable practices of testing backflow prevention devices. Students will be presented with the principles of cross-connection control and methods used to prevent backflow of undesirable substances into water distribution and plumbing systems carrying potable water.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Topics

  • Introduction to Backflow Prevention
  • Theory of Backflow and Cross-Connections
  • Mechanical Equipment for Cross-Connection Control
  • Codes, Regulations, and Laws

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for personnel wishing to obtain either a BPAT license, continuing education credit, a Plumbing Inspector’s license or other industry professionals desiring more information regarding backflow.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 12.00 hours – TCEQ licensed Landscape Irrigators
  • 12.00 hours – TCEQ licensed Customer Service Inspectors
  • 12.00 hours – TCEQ licensed water operators
  • 12.00 hours – TCEQ licensed wastewater operators
  • 40.00 hours – TCEQ licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers (BPAT)

I am grateful for the opportunity TEEX gave me to fast track through a paramedic program… TEEX has an extremely demanding curriculum but it is possible to make it through as long as you’re willing and able to have the self-discipline to study every day.

— Andy Brookman, MetroWest Ambulance
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