Course description

This course covers backflow prevention and cross connection control devices. Topics include: health and legal aspects of cross connection control causes of backflow, types of cross connection control devices, application of devices, distribution system hazards, inspection programs, definitions, installation requirements, general maintenance and testing procedures, symbols, recommended ordinances for cross connection control regulations, and current provincial regulations. Participants who successfully pass the voluntary certification exam at the end of the course will be certified as a Cross Connection Control Inspection Specialist.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery