This course will provide participants with the information and hands-on skill training needed to qualify and prepare for the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) Backflow Assembly Tester Certification exams. This includes: function, design and application of backflow prevention assemblies; USC 10th edition backflow assembly test procedures; hands-on training on the testing and troubleshooting of backflow prevention assemblies (RPBA, DCVA, PVB, SVBA); types of cross-connection hazards, identifying cross connections; backflow assembly tester safety; principles of hydraulics and the hydraulics of backflow; cross connection control codes and regulations; elements of cross connection control program. ABPA Certification Requirements: completion of 40 hour training course based on the ABPA need to know criteria; minimum score of 70% on closed book exam; successful completion of closed book "hands on" proficiency exam; submission of completed application form; applicants should have a high school diploma or GED. ABPA certification is valid for 3 years. The course fee includes course materials, ABPA Exam, and proctor fees.
This workshop is offered on an as needed basis, to learn more contact the UAS Sitka Campus Water Wastewater Training Program Manager at 907-747-7755.