Backflow Prevention

Backflow Prevention

Backflow Prevention

The Backflow Prevention course fulfills the classroom requirement for certification as a backflow assembly tester. Participants will review the basic concepts of hydraulics, and learn how to perform field test procedures, troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies and study how backflow may occur under various circumstances. Course content also includes the different types of cross-connections along with the degrees of hazard associated with each.

Successful completion of this course prepares the participant to take the new Statewide Backflow Prevention Tester Certification exam.

Prerequisite: Prior experience in plumbing, irrigation, fire prevention, water distribution systems or a related area.

CTC Training Center—5330 Transport Blvd.

Sessions: 6

$495.00 (Includes textbook)

$185.00  Exam (Scheduled and administered through the Georgia Association of Water Professionals)


Class Times/Dates:

June 12 – 14 and June 19 – 21                    Exam June 23

August 7 – 8 and August 14 – 16                Exam August 18

October 9 – 11 and October 16 – 18           Exam October 20

December 4 – 6 and December 11 – 13     Exam December 15


Contact Ingrid Owens 706-649-1842 or email: for dates/times.

Backflow Recertification

This course fulfills the six-hour continuing education requirement to keep backflow certifications current. Recertification is required every three years.
Location: CTC Training Center—5330 Transport Blvd

Hours: 6.00

Sessions: 1

Fee: $199.00

***Call for discount pricing for groups of four or more

Contact Ingrid Owens 706-649-1842 or email: for dates/times.