Testers Re-Certification

Hands on testingThis is refresher course for Certified Testers. It consists of 16 hours of classroom and lab time.

Wednesday we will review the test procedures and new methods of testing. We will spend time on trouble shooting the valves that have simulated failures and memorize these procedures.

Thursday is spent practicing for the written test and the hands on test on Friday.

Friday the national and Utah State test is 100 multiple choice questions, then if the student passes with at least 70%, they will go into the wet lab and demonstrate their skills at identifying backflow valves that have been set up with failures. Proctors will witness and evaluate the proper skills to test backflow preventers.

Upon the successful completion of the written and practical tests, a certificate from the State of Utah and a nationally recognized testing organization will be issued and is good for three years in which time the student will have to re-certify to keep current.