ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester and Repairer Recertification

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Course Overview

Update your sills and take the ASSE exam necessary to renew your ASSE Backflow Tester and Repairer certifications. The course will review the appropriate application of backflow prevention methods, devices, and assemblies. You will also receive information on the latest backflow test procedures and plumbing code requirements related to cross-connection control and backflow prevention.

Who Should Attend?

  • Plumbers 
  • Engineers 
  • Industrial and private water purveyors 
  • Sprinkler fitters 
  • Maintenance personnel and others who need to renew their ASSE certification

Course Outline

The mechanics of backflow prevention 

Testing/repair of backflow prevention equipment 

Demonstration and practice for testing procedures (classroom laboratory) 

Troubleshooting: Relating malfunction symptoms to cause and repair 

Test reporting and record-keeping 

Backflow regulations and code requirements

ASSE recertification exam


Benjamin Jordan

Program Director at the University of WisconsinMadison, Department of Engineering Professional Development, Ben develops continuing education courses for civil engineers and public works professionals. He is also director of the Wisconsin Transportation Information Center, providing training and technical assistance to county highway departments, town road departments and city and village public works departments in Wisconsin. Mr. Jordan has over 35 years of experience in civil engineering and public works. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.

Upcoming dates (4)

Mar. 25, 2021

Madison, WI
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Nov. 4, 2021

Madison, WI
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Mar. 24, 2022

Madison, WI
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Oct. 27, 2022

Madison, WI
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Program Director

Benjamin Jordan