Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
WORKFORCE EDUCATION COURSE MANUAL, 2012-2013

WECM Course

Backflow Prevention

CIP Rubric Number Course Title Status Semester
Credit Hrs
Min
Cont Hrs
Max
Cont Hrs
46.0502 PFPB 1347 Backflow Prevention Active 3 48 96
 

Course Level:  Intermediate

Course Description:  Principles, practices, and regulations of backflow. Includes backpressure, public health, laws and responsibilities, mechanics and use of backflow devices, and equipment testing used in backflow devices.

End-of-Course Outcomes:  Use terminology related to backflow prevention; identify the dangers of contamination of potable water systems; and install, test, and maintain backflow devices.

Lab Recommended 

Cross Reference(s):  PFPB 1047: Backflow Prevention

CIP Code Description:  46.0502  (Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter)

Year:  2010

 

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