Oregon Training Course Information and Registration

Backflow Assembly Tester
Cross Connection Specialist
Repair Basics for Backflow Assemblies▼
Confined Space Safe Entry▼

Training Courses, dates, locations, cost and continuing education credits are noted below.
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Updated: Thursday, March 23, 2017
 2017
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Backflow Assembly Tester Recertification (1-Day Course)
(0.6 CEU; 6 CEH; 4 CR)    $85.00 Portland 1 Day, $170.00 Portland 2 Day,
$100.00 Redmond 1 Day, $125.00 Eugene 1 Day

Course Description

Backflow Assembly Tester Recertification a 1 or 2-day course, 8 am - 5:00 pm, enables currently certified testers who successfully complete this course, to apply for OHA renewal of their tester certification or obtain certification under reciprocity rules. Topics are: rules reviews, industry updates, test procedures, tester safety and Q & A. Written and hands-on exams are included.

Instructors: Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

1-Day (0.6 CEU; 6 CEH; 4 CR), 2-Day (0.6 CEU; 6 CEH; 8 CR)

Mar 30, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Jun 22, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Jun 28, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR
Oct 26, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Oct 30, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR
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Backflow Assembly Tester Recertification (2-Day Course)
(0.6 CEU/6 CEH/6 CR) $170.00 Portland 2 Day
Jun 6-7, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Oct 9-10 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Oct 12-13 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR
The 2 day review class will devote the 1st day to practicing the USC 10th Edition test procedures and diagnosis of assembly failures. The 2nd day will present the overall subject review, safety, written quiz and hands-on exam to meet state renewal requirements.
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Backflow Assembly Tester Certification1 (5-Day Course)
(3.7 CEU; 40 CEH; 8 CR)   $495.00 Portland, $545.00 Redmond

Course Description

Backflow Assembly Tester Course - initial training1 a 5-day course, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5:00 pm, enables students who successfully complete this course, to apply for Oregon Health Authority (OHA) certification as a Backflow Assembly Tester. Topics are: backflow incidents, hydraulics, assembly design, function, testing procedures and component failure diagnosis. Also covered are installation guidelines, approved assemblies, test report completion, tester responsibilities, public health aspects and tester safety. Written and hands-on exams are included.

Instructors: Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

(3.7 CEU; 40 CEH; 8 CR)

1OHA requires proof of high school graduation, GED or higher degree such as associates to initially apply for certification as a tester. See general info page above.

Apr 10-14, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Redmond, OR
May 15-19, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Sep 11-15, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Sep 18-22, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Redmond, OR
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NEW CLASS! Reintroduction to Backflow Assemblies (1-Day Course)
0.7 CEU; COST: Portland $100; Redmond $100

Course Description

Reintroduction to Backflow Assemblies - This course is designed for the Backflow Assembly Tester who would like to get reacquainted with any of the four assemblies typically tested in the industry. It can also serve as additional preparation for our one or two-day Backflow Assembly Tester Recertification course. During this course, students can learn in a relaxed setting without the pressure of a recertification exam. An overview of how each assembly is designed to function will be provided, as well as a hands-on demonstration of the field test procedure and basic troubleshooting. There will be supervised practice time during the course and plenty of Q&A. At the end of the day, our goal is to send a more knowledgeable and confident Backflow Assembly Tester out into the field.

Jun 20, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Wait List - Date TBA 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Wait List - Date TBA 8:00am - 5:00pm Redmond, OR
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Repair Basics for Backflow Assemblies (1-Day Course)
(.7 CEU's)  $140.00

Course Description

Repair Basics for Backflow Assemblies a 1-day course, 8 am - 5:00 pm that is designed for currently certified testers as a hands-on instruction course to diagnose failures, disassemble, repair, reassemble and re-test to manufacturer's specifications. Topics are: needed tools, ordering parts, legal responsibilities, recommended repair procedures and techniques, how to find reference materials and care of gauges.

Instructors: Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

(.7 CEU's)

Jun 21, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Wait List - Date TBA 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
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Confined Space Entry Safety (1-Day Course)
(0.6 CEU; 6 CEH; 4 CR)    $85.00*

Course Description

Confined Space Safe Entry a 1-day course, 8 am to 3:30 pm to provide the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary for the safe performance of confined space entry duties in compliance with state and federal OSHA regulations. Topics are: protection requirements, host employer responsibilities, permit required spaces, rescue and retrieval and monitoring equipment.

Instructors: Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

(0.6 CEU; 6 CEH; 4 CR)

Jul 6, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR
Jul 20, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Wait List – Date TBA 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
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Cross Connection Specialist Certification1,2 (4-Day Course)
(3.2 CEU; 8 CR)     $430.00 Portland, $480.00 Redmond

Course Description

Cross Connection Specialist Course1,2 a 4-day course, 8 am - 5:00 pm, enables students who successfully complete this course, to apply for Oregon Health Authority (OHA) certification as a Cross Connection Specialist. Topics are: backflow incidents, hydraulics, design, function and application of assemblies and backflow prevention, enforcement document writing, regulations, establishing and maintaining a program, legal liabilities, safety, surveys, customer education and record keeping. Written exam is included.

Instructors: Mary L Howell, Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

(3.2 CEU; 8 CR)

May 22-25, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
Jun 5-8, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Redmond, OR
Aug 7-10, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm Portland, OR
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Cross Connection Specialist Update (1-Day Course)
(0.6 CEU; 4 CR)    $85.00, $100.00 Redmond

Course Description

Cross Connection Specialist Update a 1-day course, 8 am to 3:30 pm, enables currently certified specialists to meet OHA requirements for renewal of their specialist certification or obtain certification under reciprocity rules. Topics are: rules reviews, industry updates, backflow incidents, safety and Q & A.

Instructors: Mary L Howell, Garrett Yates, Ray Johnson and Derrick Yates.

(0.6 CEU; 4 CR)

Mar 20, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
June 30, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
Sep 25, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Portland, OR
May 25, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR
Sep 28, 2017 8:00am - 3:30pm Redmond, OR