32-Hour Training Course Leading to Certification as a Backflow Prevention Tester/Mechanic

For information on available dates contact our office (410) 461-5977.

NOTE: To reserve your space in the class please be sure to register early. Applicants are accepted on a first-come first serve basis. No recording devices allowed in the classroom. Call (410) 461-5977 for a new schedule or visit us at www.marylandphcc.org.

The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-Hour Backflow Training Course as a pre-requisite for the Journey/Master Plumber examination. The focus of this course shall be to develop a working knowledge of the causes and principles of the backflow and backflow prevention. Recognizing proper backflow prevention assembly application and operation is stressed. A complete understanding and ability to perform accepted field test procedures for all backflow prevention assemblies are required for Certification.

BOOKS: The University of Florida (TREEO) Backflow Prevention Theory and Practice book is included in the registration fees and is yours to keep.

CERTIFICATION: If you fail the course and are required to re-test you will be notified by the office, there is no additional charge for the re-test.

REGISTRATION: Applicants are accepted on FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE basis. Class size is limited to 15 persons.

COST:
MARYLAND PHCC MEMBERS – $450
NON-MEMBERS – $575

APPLICATION:

1. APPLICANT:  please provide identification (listed below) along with your completed application and registration fees.

2. ATTENTION: PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFICATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION:

APPRENTICES – Copy of a valid Maryland Apprentice Plumber Registration Card
JOURNEY – Copy of a valid Maryland State Journey License
MASTER PLUMBERS – Copy of a valid Maryland Master Plumber License
WSSC – OUT OF STATE PLUMBERS – Copy of your WSSC or State License
STATE/FEDERAL GOVERNMENT – Copy of State/Federal issued ID card