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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.
Automatic Control Valve Course


Instructor:  Steve Mendoza

12-hour course  (8am-3pm)

12 Contact Hours, 1.2 Continuing Education Units

Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent, Must be over 18 years old, Effectively communicate in English (speaking and writing skills)

This course is designed for plumbers, engineers, cross-connection control inspectors, backflow technicians, building supervisors, and anyone involved with the management, operations, and mainenance of water distribution systems.  A dynamic blend of classroom and hands-on, this class will cover:


Basic Hydraulics

    How Automatic Valves Work

Valve Diagnostics

Valves & Controls

Maintenance and Repair


Preventive Maintenance Program

Trouble Shooting


To successfully complete this course, students will demonstrate and apply all of the diagnostics for Automatic Control Valves.  Students will analyze whether or not a water system is having difficulties with an automatic control valve or the water system.  Students will prepare a viable preventive maintenance program for control valves.

A Certificate of Completion and Contact Hours will be awarded at the end of this course.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are also available for students who have met all course requirements with at least a 70% average on all written examinations.