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BACKFLOW COURSES

In 2008 Test Gauge began hosting a 4 hr CEU course on backflow testing and repairs. The course, which also includes a section on test kit functions, is focused on refreshing the Cross Connection Tester on testing procedures as well as hands on repairs for approved assemblies, for the state of Illinois.

 

By 2019 we now offer various types of backflow courses and training at several of our locations, based on time of year. Cllick on the link below for the location nearest you.

CHICAGO         CINCINNATI      DENVER        INDIANAPOLIS

 

2019 COURSE SCHEDULE

Training at our Colorado facility is provided by Amerimid Backflow Training Experts in Aurora, CO.  Amerimid is the training portion of Test Gauge and Backflow Supply's Aurora location.  For more information about Amerimid, click here.

Backflow Assembly Tester Certification Workshop -

Aurora, CO
This 40 hour class will provide the student the necessary information to pass the Tester Certification Exam.  Topics covered include:  .

  • hydraulics

  • assembly operation

  • rules and regulations troubleshooting

  • safety

  • USC FCCC&HR 10th Edition Test Procedures

 

04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019

04/08/2019 - 04/10/2019

05/06/2019 - 05/10/2019

09/23/2019 - 09/27/2019

10/21/2019 - 10/25/2019

12/09/2019 - 12/13/2019

TIME:        8 am to 5 pm
COST:      $700 (does not include exam fee)

(additional $95.00 exam fee due 30 days prior to class start date)

Backflow Assembly Test Procedure Review- Aurora, CO
This 20 hour class will prepare the student to take the Re-Certification Exam and provide an opportunity to practice the USC FCCC&HR 10th Edition test procedures in a classroom setting. The class is intended for those who already hold a Tester Certification.  Tops cover include:

  • hydraulics

  • assembly operation

  • rules and regulations troubleshooting

  • safety

  • USC FCCC&HR 10th Edition Test Procedures

 

2019 DATES

04/03/2019 - 04/05/2019

05/08/2019 - 05/10/2019

09/25/2019 - 09/27/2019

10/23/2019 - 10/25/2019

12/11/2019 - 12/13/2019

TIME:        1 pm to 5 pm on Wed, and 8 am to 5 pm Thurs & Fri
COST:      $400 (does not include exam fee)

(additional $95.00 exam fee due 30 days prior to class start date)

 
2019 DATES

New Course Offerings!

Test Gauge, Inc. has teamed up with Illinois Section AWWA to offer "Backflow Testing, Codes and Installations" class for water operators.  For more information, contact the Illinois Section AWWA for more details http://www.isawwa.org/

Fire Sprinkler Backflow Retrofit and Backflow Repair -

East Dundee, IL
The goal of this 4hr CEU class is to provide tips and information to Plumbers so that the backflow retrofit process is streamlined. During this class, we show you how to properly plan for the installation of a new backflow preventer on a Fire Sprinkler System, as well as backflow repair training. Items covered during this course include:

FIRE SPRINKLER RETROFIT

  • Measurements needed of existing install

  • Hydraulic Calculations

  • The Permit Process

  • Backflow preventer options/installation accessories available to make install more economical

BACKFLOW REPAIR

  • Backflow plumbing code

  • Repair & maintenance of backflow assemblies

 

 2019 DATES

Thursday, Jan. 24th 2019

Tuesday, Feb. 5th 2019

Thursday, Feb. 21st 2019

Tuesday, Mar. 5th 2019

Thursday, Mar. 14th 2019

Tuesday, Mar. 19th 2019

Thursday, Mar. 28th 2019

Tuesday, Apr. 2nd 2019

Thursday, Apr. 11th 2019

Tuesday, Apr. 16th 2019

Thursday, Apr. 25th 2019

Tuesday, Apr. 30th 2019

TIME:        5 to 9 pm
COST:      $85
(dinner included)

 

Indiana/KentuckyBackflow Tester Certification Course - Indianapolis, IN

Our backflow instructors teach students current backflow regulations, IDEM required 10th edition USC and ASSE testing procedures, troubleshooting procedures, and backflow assembly repair.

 

Receive your Indiana or Kentucky State backflow tester certification by successfully completing the course. 32 CEU's Available for Water and Waste Water Certified Operator 40 Hour Classroom and Practical Training.  Class size limited to 18 students.

 

03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019

04/08/2019 - 04/12/2019 

04/29/2019 - 05/03/2019

05/13/2019 - 05/17/2019

TIME:        8 am to 5:30 pm
COST:      $795 (Indiana)
                    $880 (Indiana & Kentucky)

2019 DATES
 
 

Ohio Backflow Tester Certification Course -

Cincinnati,OH

Our backflow instructors teach students current backflow regulations, IDEM required 10th edition USC and ASSE testing procedures, troubleshooting procedures, and backflow assembly repair.

 

DATES -TBA

TIME:        8 am to 4:30 pm
COST:      $275 (Re-Certification)
                    $550 (Tester Course)

2019 DATES