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.
TopicsAssembly approval and the approval process +Case histories +Component requirements +Field test equipment +Hydraulic principles +Limiting Tester Liability-NIIO +Methods of preventing backflow +Protecting the public and private water supply +Regulations +Security+Test procedures +Troubleshooting +Terminology
- Individuals wishing to obtain a BPAT license
- Individuals wishing to obtain a Plumbing Inspector’s license
- Plumbing Inspectors
- Water Operators
- Fire-line Contractors
- Customer Service Inspectors
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)