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.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

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, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

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