Backflow Prevention Technician Training (BPAT)
Learn identification, testing, troubleshooting and repair of the double check valve, reduced pressure, atmospheric vacuum breaker, pressure vacuum breaker, and spill-resistant vacuum breaker.
The Backflow Prevention Technician Course is approved in New Mexico, and by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
Test and repair on 1/2″ – 4″ backflow preventers using a variety of testing equipment. Gain expert troubleshooting and repair techniques from experienced instructors.
Backflow Preventer Repair Classes
The objective of these courses is to provide students with knowledge of repairing small diameter (½” – 2”) or large diameter (2 ½”-10”)backflow preventers. The courses consist of classroom discussions and hands on portions. The classroom portions will inform students of specialized tools, troubleshooting techniques, and general repair procedures for backflow preventers.
The hands on portions will consist of backflow preventers in different stages of failure. The students will identify the failing component, disassemble the backflow preventer, repair, re-assemble, and then re-test it.
Students must possess licenses or certifications necessary to repair backflow preventers required by their jurisdiction having authority. Accrued CEU’s that are to be applied to recertification must be used before the student’s backflow certification expiration date. Earned CEU’s may be applied only once per certification period.
Small Diameter (1/2” – 2”) $125.00
Duration: 4 hours
Large Diameter (2 ½” – 10”) $125.00
Duration: 4 hours
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Basics of Cross Connection Control $125
The objective of this course is to provide students with general knowledge of cross connection control and backflow prevention. It consists of backflow prevention definitions and theory, components of a cross connection control program (including local ordinances), and types of backflow preventers approved by water utilities and the Foundation for Cross Connection Control and Hydraulic Research (USC). The two authorities for sizing parallel installations are also discussed. Additionally, detector assemblies which are designed for fire sprinkler systems are examined. The course is in a classroom setting. Accrued CEU’s that are to be applied to recertification must be used before the student’s backflow certification expiration date. Earned CEU’s may be applied only once per certification period.
Earn 4 CEU’s
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Customized Training Dates
Does your company have multiple employees in need of backflow certification? Customized course dates are available to accommodate all of your employees in a course scheduled by your company.
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