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PPGS 1130 - Backflow Assembly Tester Practical

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Student transfers knowledge learned from prerequisite course to actual backflow prevention assemblies which is a requirement for BCWWA certification. Backflow Assembly Tester Certification examination fee is extra.

Credits

3.5

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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

Effective as of Fall 2003

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