WWW500 – 40.00 Hours


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DetailsBackflow Prevention Assembly T
04/08/24 – 04/12/24 Conroe, TX EU WWW500 175 $715.00 Register
04/29/24 – 05/03/24 San Antonio, TX EU WWW500 174 $715.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

**PLEASE NOTE** This course has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to fulfill the following credit hours in the following operator license area(s):

– Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Operator License (40 Hours)

– Customer Service Inspector Operator License (12 Hours)

– Landscape Irrigator Operator License (12 Hours)

– Wastewater Operator License (12 Hours)

– Water Operator License (12 Hours)

– Water Treatment Specialist Operator License (12 Hours)

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.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

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.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 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

  • 40.00 hours – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
  • 2.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)
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