NEW!    CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL INSPECTOR'S TWO-DAY RECERTIFICATION COURSE  

PLEASE NOTE: Students who successfully complete this program will receive one point four (1.4) Ministry of the Environment, Director-Approved, Continuing Education Units. ONLY $543. per person (includes a 5 year OWWA Certification Fee).

Starting January 1, 2012, the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) will require recertification for backflow testers after five years from date of certification. If you received certification prior to January 1, 2007 you will be required to attend a 16 hour seminar and pass the examination in order to retain your certificate as a "Backflow/Cross Connection Control Tester". 

Hazards; Device selection premise and point of views;  B-64-07;  Expansion and water hammer concerns and requirements; Location of devices and PRVs and device orientation; report forms

PLEASE NOTE:

Effective January 1, 2012 the OWWA will be charging $125. for certification. Previously this charge was $32. for a one-year certificate. AFTER January 1, 2012, the $125. charge will provide a 5 year certtificate. These new charges are reflected in our course fees.

 

CROSS CONNECTION - BACKFLOW PREVENTION TRAINING ONLY $1,043. per person (includes a 5 year OWWA Certification Fee).

This course is designed for plumbers, pipe fitters, apprentices and members of the water distribution industry. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive an OWWA (Ontario Water Works Association) certificate as a Cross Connection Control Inspection Specialist. This 40 hour program incorporates both theory of cross connection control as well as hands-on practice in inspection, testing and repair of various backflow prevention devices.

Topics covered include: Definition of Cross Connection and Causes of Backflow; Legal and Health Aspects of Cross Connection Control; Typical Hazards and Occurrences; Hazard Classification; Methods of Backflow Control; Backflow Prevention Devices (Function, Application, Installation); Maintenance, Repair, Inspection and Testing Procedures

The OWWA Cross Connection Control examination will be administered at the end of the course. Most jurisdictions require this certificate in order to install, test, relocate and repair backflow prevention devices. Please check with your local authority to review the requirements in your area. Students who successfully complete this program will receive three and one-half (3.5) Ministry of the Environment, Director-Approved, Continuing Education Units. For more information on 2011 dates please contact Tony DiFrancesco directly at 905-667-6236 or email at tdifranceso@mcecor.com

PLEASE NOTE:

Effective January 1, 2012 the OWWA will be charging $125. for certification. Previously this charge was $32. for a one-year certificate. AFTER January 1, 2012, the $125. charge will provide a 5 year certtificate. These new charges are reflected in our course fees.

 

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  BACKFLOW PREVENTION - CROSS CONNECTION (5 DAYS)
January 26-30, 2015
 
Date: January 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015
Time: 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Stoney Creek Campus
481 Barton Street, Room A141
STONEY CREEK
  Emergency Operations Centre Management and Emergency Site Management Course
February 23-26, 2015
Hamilton ON
 
Date: February 23, 2015 - February 26, 2015
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Venue
Mohawk College
Fennell Campus
135 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

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  Emergency Operations Centre Management and Emergency Site Management Course
April 20-23, 2015
Hamilton ON
 
Date: April 20, 2015 - April 23, 2015
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Venue
Mohawk College
Fennell Campus
135 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

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  Emergency Operations Centre Management and Emergency Site Management Course
June 22-25, 2015
Hamilton ON
 
Date: June 22, 2015 - June 25, 2015
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Venue
Mohawk College
Fennell Campus
135 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

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  Emergency Operations Centre Management and Emergency Site Management Course
October 19-22, 2015
Hamilton ON
 
Date: October 19, 2015 - October 22, 2015
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Venue
Mohawk College
Fennell Campus
135 Fennell Ave W
Hamilton, ON L9C 1E9

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