#301 – ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course (40 hours) – 0421

DATE(S):
04/26/2021 - 04/30/2021

TIME:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

LOCATION:
Backflow Consulting & Training


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For the health and safety of our staff and students, we are following all requirements from the CDC, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Tri-County Health.  As these regulations are constantly changing, please note the documentation sent as your course date approaches.  As always, if the student is feeling ill, we require that they stay home and not attend class.  Thanks in advance for you cooperation and understanding.

 

Course Fee:  $900.00 (includes initial exam fee*)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The course is for preparation for the ASSE tester certification.

STATEMENT OF PREREQUISITES:

5 Years plumbing experience or in a water related industry

ATTENDANCE:

Attendance is required and roll will be taken at each session. There will be a strong correlation between course attendance and success passing the ASSE administered examination. Each student is responsible for the materials provided during lecture.

It is each student’s responsibility alone to acquire lecture notes; handouts and exercise for missed courses. Excused absences must be cleared with the course instructor so arrangements can be made.

Study outside of class is highly recommended

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Knowledge of each of the test procedures used to test the following valves: Reduced Pressure Type, Double Check Type, Pressure Vacuum Breaker, Spill-Resistant Vacuum Breaker, Reduced Pressure Type Detector Assembly and Double Check Type Detector Assembly
  • Successfully test the following valves utilizing the USC testing methodology: Reduced Pressure Type, Double Check Type, Pressure Vacuum Breaker and Spill-Resistant Vacuum Breaker
  • Understand the various safety issues related to testing backflow prevention assemblies
  • Explain the theory of the causes of backpressure and backsiphonage
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local Regulations that affect Cross-Connection Control

METHODOLOGY:

Course lectures and Laboratory instruction

EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Credit Students

  • Passing the ASSE written exam with a 70% or better.
  • Passing the ASSE Practical exam for the PVB, SVB, DC and  RPZ

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • Cross-Connection Control Workbook – provided during course
  • USC 10th Edition Manual – provided during course
  • A.S.S.E. Series 5000 test procedures – digital download at ASSE
  • A.S.S.E. Guide to Cross-Connection Protection Devices and Assemblies – digital download at ASSE

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS:

Per ASSE Guidelines for Cross-Connection Control Certification:

Certification to Standard 5110 for Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers is available only to individuals who have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the installation or service of plumbing, mechanical, fire sprinkler, lawn irrigation or a related industry field using potable water. Certification shall consist of a minimum of forty (40) hours of instruction and exams.

REGISTRATION:

Registration and payment must be received 2 weeks prior to course start date.  No cancellations or refunds within 2 weeks of course start date.

COURSE NOTES:

  • STUDENT MUST BE SPONSORED BY A COMPANY/EMPLOYER. OUR CLASSES ARE OFFERED ONLY BUSINESS TO BUSINESS.
  • SEAT IS HELD ONLY WITH PAYMENT.
  • NO REFUNDS ISSUED WITHIN TWO (2) WEEKS OF CLASS START DATE.
  • THE CLASS IS FILLED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS.
  • TOTAL CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 9 STUDENTS

Course Cancellation – If minimum enrollment is not met, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule the course.

*If a retest is necessary, applicant is responsible for any additional test fees

Class Registration

Initial Certification

$900.00

Student Information


Required Employer or Company sponsor

Prerequisite Qualification

First Time Certification: A minimum of (5) years water/plumbing or related industry experience REQUIRED.
List your current or related industry experience here.

Re-Certification: You must possess a current ASSE Tester Certification.
List your certification number here. We reserve the right to confirm this information.

I acknowledge that the student meets the prerequisite for the ASSE certification class.

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COURSE REGISTRATION NOTES:

  • Participation in these courses does not constitute a guarantee student will pass the ASSE certification exam.
  • Registration must be submitted TWO (2) weeks prior to class start date.
  • Student seat is only held with payment.
  • Payment is due TWO (2) weeks prior to the class start date.
  • No refunds are issued within 14 days of the class date.
  • Limited class size, seats available on a first come first serve basis.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  • *Student must be sponsored by a Company or Employer.
  • Student must have 5 Years plumbing experience or in a water related industry
  • By submitting this form. I acknowledge that all training materials are provided in English.
  • By submitting this application you certify that all information provided by you is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.