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ASSE (5110) Backflow Tester RECERTIFICATION - October 4, 2024 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

ASSE (5110) Backflow Tester RECERTIFICATION - October 4, 2024 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

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The purpose of this 8-hour ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester recertification (5110), a part of the 5000 series, is to re-certify individuals who are equipped and prepared to ensure a swift and thorough field response as it pertains to the testing of multiple types of backflow prevention assemblies.

The goal of the course is to promote best practices in the field from legal obligations to practical knowledge. Fire University seeks to guide trainees through the process of theory and hands-on instruction. To accompany the classroom training, the trainee will also work their way through a series of tests on multiple types of backflow prevention assemblies.

After completing this course, trainees will be prepared, from a legal obligation to a practical knowledge standpoint, to carry out the responsibilities of a backflow preventer tester.


Registration Deadline

April 10, 2024 by 4pm 



David Hahn - Nationally Recognized Instructor


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, trainees will be able to…

  • Articulate the principles of backflow prevention and cross connection control
  • Recognize testable and non-testable backflow preventers
  • Understand and test a wide variety of backflow preventers
  • Identify failures and proper course of corrective action
  • Properly document all information as it pertains to the testing of backflow preventers



    Trainees are expected to pass a practical exam and a 2-hour exam. Each trainee will have one and a half hours to complete the practical exam. The practical exam will consist of testing four assembly types, with at least one set up in failure mode. Assembly types that will be tested include Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventer Assembly (1013), Double Check Backflow Prevention Assembly (1015), Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assembly (1020), Spill Resistant Vacuum Breaker Assembly 1056


    Course Eligibility

    Please read the following statement before registering. Once you have registered, a form will be emailed within 48 hours for you to confirm your eligibility for the course. 

    Certification to Standard 5110 for Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers is available only to individuals who hold a valid backflow tester initial certification.  

    Application Verification

    Fire University reviews each field technician’s form for completeness and verifies the work and education history provided. No applicant will be admitted should their form not meet the eligibility requirements.

    Additional Information

    ***Each trainee will be provided with their own IAPMO Backflow Prevention Reference Manual: Third Edition 

    Please view our Refund/Rescheduling policy.