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PPGS 1155 - Backflow Assembly Tester Certification

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

Cost

$683.96

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 76342

Tue Jan 23 - Thu Mar 08 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 23 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE06 Rm. 222
Jan 25 - Mar 06 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 287
Mar 08 Thu 17:00 - 23:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 285

Instructor

Richard Yoo

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$683.96

Notes

  1. There will be an additional fee to write the AWWA Cross Connection Control certification examination. Cross Connection Control Manual Required - Available at BCIT Bookstore. Visit their website at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or call 604-432-8379.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60372

Tue May 08 - Thu Jun 21 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Jun 19 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$683.96

Notes

  1. There will be an additional fee to write the AWWA Cross Connection Control certification examination. Cross Connection Control Manual Required - Available at BCIT Bookstore. Visit their website at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or call 604-432-8379.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Awwa Canadian Cross Connection Control Manual
Author Awwa
Copyright 2009
Binding Spiral
Price $87.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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