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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 2020 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

 

2020 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

 

01/13/2020 - 01/17/2020

02/10/2020 – 02/14/2020

03/09/2020 – 03/13/2020

03/30/2020 – 04/03/2020

TIME:        8 am to 5 pm
COST:      $750 (does not include exam fee)

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

 

2020 DATES

01/15/2020 – 01/17/2020

02/12/2020 – 02/14/2020

03/11/2020 – 03/13/2020

04/01/2020 – 04/03/2020

TIME:        1 pm to 5 pm on Wed, and 8 am to 5 pm Thurs & Fri
COST:      $425 (does not include exam fee)

 
2020 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

 

 2020 DATES

Thursday, Jan. 16th 2020

Thursday, Jan. 30th 2020

Thursday, Feb. 13th 2020

Thursday, Feb. 27th 2020

Tuesday, Mar. 3rd 2020

Tuesday, Mar. 17th 2020

Thursday, Apr. 2nd 2020

Thursday, Apr. 16th 2020

Thursday, Apr. 30th 2020

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.

 

2020 DATES

01/6/2020 - 01/10/2020  (IN) (IN,KY)

02/03/2020 - 02/07/2020 (IN) (IN,KY)

03/02/2020 - 03/06/2020 (IN) (IN,KY)

03/16/2020 - 03/20/2020 (IN,KY)

04/20/2020 - 04/24/2020 (IN) (IN,KY)

05/18/2020 - 05/22 2020 (IN) (IN,KY)

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

 
 
2020 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.

 

01/6/2020 - 01/10/2020

02/11/2020 - 02/14/2020

02/20/2020 (Re-Certification)

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