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PPGS 0305 - Cross Connection Tester Program

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

A training program designed to familiarize students with the CSA or BCWWA Cross Connection Control manual and develop mastery in both practical testing and troubleshooting of backflow assemblies. Students will work with the BCIT Cross Connection CD-Rom interactive simulator based on the University of Southern California (USC) test procedures using 3-value and 5-valve differential pressure gauges.

Credits

0.0

This course was retired after the Winter 2010 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to choose the appropriate backflow prevention assembly and test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies using the following criteria:
    • Causes of backflow
    • Recommended backflow prevention procedures
    • Application of backflow prevention procedures
    • Types of backflow preventers
    • Recommended installation practices
    • Recommended testing procedures
    • Definitions and abbreviations
    • Backflow prevention assembly performance standards
    • Safety

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