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Backflow Tester Certification Training Course

Start Date and Time: 3/11/2019 8:00 AM PST
End Date and Time: 3/15/2019 5:00 PM PST
Location: Post Falls Treatment Plant 2002 West Seltice Way POST FALLS, ID 83854
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Registration Deadline Date and Time: 2/8/2019 5:00 PM PST

Details: 32 hrs of classroom and web lab time. All materials for the course are included in the registration fee of $650.00 for those who sign up early. Learn the basics of how backflow incidents occur and how to prevent them; determine the degree of hazard and which type of backflow protection should be applied. Students will be instructed on proper installation & how to test all four testable assemblies utilizing the USC 10th edition test procedures. Reporting & record keeping , along with program implementation. BOTH exams are given on the final day and if successful students will gain certification from the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) which is recognized in Idaho for license and other surrounding states with the exception of Washington. Training provides the information & procedures to prepare to challenge the Washington exam. CERTIFICATES WILL BE GIVEN OUT TO SUCCESSFUL EXAM APPLICANTS ON THE EXAM DAY, ALLOWING FOR PROMPT APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE. Course meets criteria required by the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses for license and has been approved for 32 hours/3.2 CE’s by the Water & Wastewater Professionals board for both water & wastewater and with the Plumbing Bureau for plumber credits. PRE-registration is REQUIRED.

Contact Information:
Leslie Wilder

Training Vendor: BAT & Supply
Fee: $650.00

Continuing Education:
Event Credit: 3.20 CEU
Accepted In: Idaho
Course Type: Classroom/Workshop
CEU Course Number: WWP 17048077

DEQ Drinking Water contact:
Curtis Stoehr at or (208) 373-0542