Backflow Prevention

Class Number: ENV 195
Class Dates:
    Sept 25 and 26, 2015 OR October 23 and 24, 2015
Class Times:     8 AM – 4 PM
Location:          PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus
Tuition:             $138.15* (in-state tuition)
Credit(s):          1 credit
* Price is subject to change per the state board for community colleges.

Designed to help participants understand backflow and recognize cross-connections, this one-credit course places special emphasis on preparing individuals to test, inspect, and provide in-line maintenance of reduced pressure principle backflow prevention devices, double check valve assemblies, and pressure vacuum breakers. The course is for plumbing, mechanical, and fire suppression contractors, city building and plumbing officials, public utilities inspectors, water and wastewater personnel, health department officials, and engineers.*

*As a note-this class satisfies the minimum 16 hour education requirement to “sit” for the state exam, to accompany the minimum 7 years of work experience “in a water distribution system” requirement (to be verified by the applicant’s employers).

How to Register for Workforce Class (follow directions for Credit Course)

For additional information or questions, call the Workforce Office at 757.569.6050 or or send an email to