The 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.
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 80% 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.
TopicsIntroduction to Backflow Prevention+Theory of Backflow and Cross-Connections+Mechanical Equipment for Cross-Connection Control+Codes, Regulations, and Laws
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 CreditsTCEQ licensed Landscape Irrigators+TCEQ licensed Customer Service Inspectors+TCEQ licensed water operators+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators+TCEQ licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers (BPAT)