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We provide training for...
Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers
Cross Connection Control Program Specialists
Backflow Tester Refresher Courses
Automatic Control Valve
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Upon successful completion of our training course the student is issued a certificate of completion from Water Industry Training Specialists, Inc. Certification exams are provided by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) upon successful completion of the course. Water Industry Training Specialists, Inc. has no affiliation with AWWA. The AWWA exam is given by the AWWA at the facility and date of their choosing. Contact hours are also available upon completion of our courses. WITS is privileged to host the AWWA certification exams at our facility in Sunnyvale.
Cross-Connection Control Program Specialists Class


Written Exam & Hands-On Training

Instructor:  Ben Bennett

32-hour course (M-Th 8am-4pm, F 8am-1pm), $1400.00 

AWWA M-14 manual & WITS notes binder included in course cost

32 contact hours/ 3.2 Continuing Education Units

Pre-requisite: Must be a certified Backflow Tester, High School diploma or equivalent education, Must be over 18 years old, Effectively communicate in English (speaking and writing skills)

This course is designed to provide training for those with the responsibility or interest in administrating a cross-connection control program.  With a combination of lecture and site surveys, our classes cover the required range of knowledge for certification.  Topics will include:

Hydraulics and Backflow Principles

Types of Cross-Connections

Cross-Connection Control Administration Programs

Backflow Prevention Assemblies

Installation Requirements for Backflow Prevention Assemblies

Site Surveys

Shutdown Tests

Record Keeping and Maintenance

Public Relations

Safety Procedures

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and Contact Hours.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are also available for students who have met all course requirements with at least a 70% average.

WITS is privileged to host the Cross-Connection Control Program Specialist Certification exams provided by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) upon successful completion of the course.  AWWA certification exams are hosted at our facility in Sunnyvale on the Friday afternoon immediately following the end of this course.

Please note:  WITS is not affiliated with AWWA.  Certification exam fees are not included in the course cost.  All applications and payments for AWWA exam must be made directly to AWWA.