At PTT we offer both a Backflow Course and an ASSE Backflow Course, for Certification and Recertification.
The Maryland Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-hour Backflow Course as a pre-requisite for the Journeyman/Master Plumber examination.
For the ASSE Backflow Course, you must have 5 years of experience as a Plumber, Sprinklerfitter, Lawn Irrigation, Maintenance, Plumbing Inspector, etc.
This backflow course will provide the understanding of Backflow Prevention & Cross Connection Control. You will learn the degrees of hazards to potable water systems and how to identify and test the wide variety of Backflow Preventers. You will also be provided with the basic knowledge of how to repair devices. The course meets for three consecutive days. Register Now!
This backflow course is required every 3 years to maintain your Backflow Prevention Cross Connection Control Certification. Updated methods will be reviewed on devices & assemblies, installation, testing, and repair. Register Now!
ASSE Backflow Certification
This backflow course will provide you with a Certification as a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester ASSE International 5110-Tester. With your ASSE International Certification, you will be able to cross local, state, and national jurisdictions. The standard series provides the most stringent qualifications for Cross Connection Control professionals. This course will meet for five consecutive days. ASSE International requires 20 days’ notice before attending class, late fees may apply if a late enrollment is received. Register Now!
ASSE Backflow Recertification
This backflow course will provide you with a Recertification through ASSE International (American Society of Engineering) that is required every 3 years in order to maintain your certification. Assembly performance, procedures, reporting & general backflow knowledge will be covered to help expand your skill set. Register Now!