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June 24 – June 28 5110 5 Day Tester Certification Class

Michigan Backflow Institute 3549 Airport Rd - Suite 102, Waterford, MI, United States

ASSE 5110 Tester Certification Course – This 5 day ASSE Certification course is designed to recognize and identify proper Cross-Connection...

$100.00

June 28, 2024 Recertification Testing

Michigan Backflow Institute 3549 Airport Rd - Suite 102, Waterford, MI, United States

ASSE 5110 Recertification Testing. Open to those who currently have their ASSE Certification.Please note: Recent Clarification to Michigan Law, states...

$100.00

ASSE 5110 Backflow Tester Recertification

Michigan Backflow Institute 3549 Airport Rd - Suite 102, Waterford, MI, United States

ASSE 5110 Recertification Testing. Open to those who currently have their ASSE Certification.Please note: Recent Clarification to Michigan Law, states...

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FAQ

What are the advantages of being ASSE certified?

In addition to helping safeguard public health, ASSE certification adds nationally recognized credentials to your resume, enhances your job prospects, and demonstrates your proficiency in backflow prevention assembly testing and repair.

How quickly can I test after passing?

After passing the ASSE certification exam, ASSE requires approximately three to four weeks to process your number and register it on their website, www.ASSE-PLUMBING.org. This is where you will find your number required for testing.

Can I test in other states that recognize ASSE certification?

Yes, you can test in other states that recognize ASSE certification. However, it’s important to note that some states may have additional requirements or registration processes in place. For example, in Ohio, ASSE certification is recognized but requires registration in each county.

How long are ASSE 5110 and 5130 certifications valid?

ASSE 5110 and ASSE 5130 certifications are both valid for a period of three years. In order to maintain their certification, individuals must complete continuing education requirements and renew their certificate every three years.

How long does it take to complete the ASSE 5130 course?

The ASSE 5130 course typically takes 20 hours to complete.

What is ASSE 5130 certification?

ASSE 5130 certification is a certification for backflow prevention assembly repairs.

Why four different assemblies?

This is because these four assemblies cover a wide range of scenarios, including historical models and site-built situations that one may encounter while working in the field. Therefore, testing all four assemblies helps to ensure that the candidate has a comprehensive understanding of backflow prevention systems.

What does the practical exam for ASSE 5110 certification involve?

The practical exam involves testing four different types of backflow prevention assemblies, including reduced pressure principle backflow prevention assembly, double check backflow prevention assembly, pressure vacuum breaker assembly, and spill-resistant vacuum breaker assembly.  Per ASSE standards, the candidate must test all four assemblies in a single, uninterrupted 1 ½ hour session.

How long does it take to complete the ASSE 5110 course?

The ASSE 5110 course is a 40 hour course.

What is ASSE 5110 certification?

ASSE 5110 certification is a certification for backflow prevention assembly testing.

What are the prerequisites for ASSE 5110 and 5130 certification?

At this time ASSE 5110 Certification can be obtained by licensed plumbers with at least 5 years piping experience. ASSE 5130 Certification is only available to licensed plumbers who are ASSE 5110 Certified.