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Starting January 1, 2012, the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) will require recertification for backflow testers after five years from date of certification.
If you had received certification prior to January 1, 2012 you will be required to attend a 16 hour seminar and pass the examination in order to retain your certificate as a “Backflow/Cross Connection Control Tester”. This course counts at 16 hours of theory and practical training leading to your OWWA Re-certification
Students who successfully complete this program will receive one point four (1.4) Ministry of the Environment, Director-Approved, Continuing Education Units.
In this two day course, participants will focus on remaining aware of the many modifications to standards, directives, codes, products and test methods in relation to backflow prevention.
• Device selection premise and point of views
• Expansion and water hammer concerns and requirements
• Location of devices and PRVs and device orientation
• Reviewing report forms
Participants will be led by our highly qualified instructor and Cross Connection Control Tester/Specialist, Michael Haslam. Michael taught at Mohawk College for the last 30 years teaching Apprenticeship Plumbing and Cross Connection Control. Michael is also the Cross Connection Control Officer for the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA).
This course takes place at our location within Mohawk College’s Stoney Creek campus.
This course is designed specifically for licensed plumbers, water operators, steamfitters, engineers or individuals involved in the water distribution industry.
PLEASE NOTE: The Cross Connection Control Manual has been updated. The manual you received when you took the 5-day course to receive your certification is no longer valid. The cost of the manual is included in the course fees. Your trainer will have your new updated manual in class for you.
Effective January 1, 2012, the OWWA will be charging $125 for certification for a 5-year certificate (instead of the previous $35 charge for one year certificate). These new charges are included in our course fees.
REFUNDS – Cancellation Policy
All sessions cancelled within 10 business days of the delivery start date will be subject to a fee of 50% of the delivery fee. If cancelled within 5 business days of the start date, 100% of the delivery fee will apply. All refunds will be issued by cheque – please allow 2 – 4 weeks processing time.
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