40 HR Backflow Prevention Device Certification Prep Class - WCG - $350 for qualified Virginia residents

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This class is offered at a new competitive rate of $1,050. Students meeting Virginia domicile requirements and who complete a Promissory Note may receive up to 2/3 funding assistance under the new Economy Workforce Credentials Grant allowing eligible students to register, complete the class, and sit for the exam for a total of $350

WCG funds are limited, and availability of the reduced tuition costs are contingent upon the allocation and availability of state or federal funds for the program.


BPDC includes 40 hours of classroom and wet lab instruction designed to meet training requirements for workers with 4-6 years of experience in plumbing and related mechanical areas. (Note: The 4HR Installation Class as noted below is included in the 40 HR class.) Course objectives areas include: The 16 and 40 HR Courses provide classroom and wet lab instruction designed to meet Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR) training requirements. Objective areas: Introduction to cross-connections; conditions leading to backflow; prevention of cross-connection; cross-connection program components; installation of backflow devices inside buildings; outside buildings; and in flood areas; codes and ordinances; and use of test kits and wet lab.

This class is VA DPOR approved for all contractors who install, maintain, extend or alter water supply, liquid waste, sewage, and storm water systems. The instructor for this course is VA DPOR approved to provide individual training for Backflow Prevention Device installation incidental to Highway/Heavy, Landscape Irrigation and Fire Sprinkler contracting jobs.

***Student quota must be met for class to proceed.

The instructor is O. Wade Hill with Wade In Cross Connection, which is on the Virginia Board for Contractors Approved Backflow Prevention Device Worker Schools.  Class location: TBD
This instructor is one of only two approved by VA DPOR to offer the installation component as a stand-alone course; it is also included in the 40 hour training course.  This training is required by VA DPOR to allow the installation and/or replacement of backflow prevention assemblies by Fire Sprinkler (SPR), Landscape Irrigation (ISC), or Highway/Heavy (H/H) tradesmen which is incidental to their specialty. 
Subject to available funding, eligibility, & Virginia domicile requirements, Students may receive funding to cover up to 2/3rd’s of the fee for the 40 hour class under the Economy Workforce Credentials Grant.
To determine eligibility, visit http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/Tradesmen/ to review the information provided by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) with regard to the Backflow Prevention Device Worker Certification Application process.  Then, contact the CVCC Workforce Solutions office at 434-832-7607 to learn how to qualify for this discount!


16 Hour Class
Day One
16 Hour Class
Day Two
40 Hour Class
Day One
40 Hour Class
Day Two
40 Hour Class
Day Three
40 Hour Class
Day Four
40 Hour Class
Day Five
        4 Hour
Installation Class

Please note:
CVCC is not responsible for approving exam and certification eligibility; application/exam fees are not included in class costs; class fees will not be subject to further discounts and/or refunds in the event that students do not obtain State credential. WCG participants agree to follow through with the application process in order to obtain Backflow Prevention Device Certification Prep Class and agree to provide a copy of obtained credential (if achieved) within 120 days of the completion date of the class. Students will be required to sign a promissory agreement confirming their understanding of the available class and its related financial assistance terms.

Also Available:
16 HR Backflow Prevention Device Certfication Prep Class
Monday & Tuesday, November 6 & 7, 2017

4 HR Installation Class
Friday, November 10, 2017

(to register for these classes, return to Courses and click on the Backflow Prevention Device Certfication category)

Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Off Campus

Oakley Hill 

CEUs : 4



Registration Closes On
Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/6/2017 - 11/10/2017 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lynchburg, Off Campus  Map Oakley Hill