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PPGS 1155 - Backflow Assembly Tester Certification

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This water related course teaches the hydraulic principles of backflow combined with testing of backflow prevention assemblies, it is recommended that you are employed in a water or health related field. On completion of the course you have the option of taking the BCWWA examination. There is an additional examination fee payable to BCWWA. For more details please contact BCWWA at 604-433-4389. Passing grade is 75%.

Credits

4.0

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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

Related Programs

PPGS 1155 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Hydronic Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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