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ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course and Exam

Upcoming Dates
  • Jun. 3-7, 2024 (D369)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,595
  • Oct. 21-25, 2024 (D379)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,595
  • Mar. 3-7, 2025 (D386)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,595
Earn the ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification by completing the ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course and Exam. The ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification meets Minnesota and Michigan backflow prevention tester certification requirements. You must have five years of experience in plumbing or a related industry to take the exam.
Customizable
Discipline: Mechanical
RA01409

Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention

Upcoming Dates
  • Jun. 3-7, 2024 (D368)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,295
  • Oct. 21-25, 2024 (D378)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,295
  • Mar. 3-7, 2025 (D384)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,295
This course provides practical training through hands-on sessions that will teach you how to test backflow prevention assemblies and identify and resolve problems with backflow prevention assemblies. Backflow theory; selection of backflow prevention methods, devices and assemblies for specific applications; and state and local agency rules and regulations will also be discussed. Participation in this course and successful completion of the hands-on and written examinations fulfill the training requirements for registration as a Cross-Connection Control Tester in Wisconsin and for certification in several other states.
Customizable
RA00447

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester and Repairer Recertification

Upcoming Dates
  • Jun. 6, 2024 (D374)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $595
  • Oct. 24, 2024 (D383)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $595
  • Mar. 6, 2025 (D390)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $595
Refresh your backflow assembly testing and repair knowledge and take the exam needed to recertify as an ASSE backflow assembly tester and repairer.
RA01620

Essentials of Drinking Water Treatment

Upcoming Dates
  • Jun. 25-27, 2024 (D175)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,595
Clean and safe drinking water is one of the most important assets in any city or community. This course will provide you with a good working knowledge of current water regulations, technical principles, recent technology developments, and case study examples so you can improve your organization’s water treatment facilities, operations, and future projects.
Customizable
RA01015

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Repair Course and Exam

Upcoming Dates
  • Mar. 5-7, 2025 (D387)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $895
Learn about tools and techniques that will help you to repair backflow preventers efficiently and effectively. Practice backflow preventer repair in hands-on lab sessions. Earn the ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Repairer certification (ASSE 5130).
Customizable
Discipline: Mechanical
RA01494

Corrosion Control and Water Quality Improvement in Drinking Water Distribution Systems

Upcoming Dates
  • Start Anytime
    Online Anytime
    $695
Water quality within municipal water distribution systems and building plumbing is of growing interest to engineers, consultants, and operating professionals throughout the U.S. Taught by nationally known experts, this course combines important principles, latest technologies, and case studies to help you improve and control water quality in your distribution systems and premise plumbing.
Customizable
RA01377

Water Storage Tanks Operation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation

Upcoming Dates
  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
Water storage tanks are an important, visible component of your water distribution system. Operation and maintenance of water storage tanks can significantly impact fire protection, water quality, service delivery, and maintenance costs. Rehabilitation costs for existing tanks sometimes exceed original construction costs, so it is important to select operation, maintenance, inspection, and repair procedures that will minimize the life cycle costs of your tanks. In this course, you will learn how to properly and cost-effectively operate, maintain, and rehabilitate steel and concrete elevated tanks, ground storage tanks, and standpipes. 
Customizable
RA00207
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