NCBPA will be holding a Backflow Recertification Course on May 11, 2017 with testing following the class, the course and test will be held at California Rural Water Association, 1234 N. Market Bouevard, Sacramento, CA 95834 class will start at 8:00 AM. We are offering a General Backflow Assembly Tester or our Backflow RP & DC Specialist© Certifications at this time. If you are going to be taking the Backflow RP & DC Specialist© please be sure to fill out the correct form, and if you currently hold Certification from another entity, please be sure to send a copy of your current Certification to show that you hold one, you must hold a current Certification in order to take our Backflow RP & DC Specialist Certification test.
The cost for the course is $250.00 and the Examination is $100.00 for a total cost of $350.00 and will be on a first come first serve basis the first 10 people to sign up will be accepted for this class and if we have a larger response we will schedule another class and test to accommodate all those who are needed to be recertified. The Certification will be NCBPA if interested and you would like to take the course please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out an Application for General Backflow Assembly Tester Certification or Backflow RP & DC Specialist© and fax it to our office at (707) 649-0429, please if you fax your application for this class make sure to fill our all your contact information so that we can contact you to let you know if you will be in this class or in the next class that we will schedule.
Upon completion and passing of the test for either Certification you will receive your Certificate, Wallet Card and 8 Contact Hours for General Backflow Assembly Certification and 6 Contact Hours for Backflow RP & DC Specialist© for attending our course.
NCBPA Training Center (Sierra Backflow Training Center) has been selected for 2016 for The San Jose Small Business Excellence Award.
Please see the attached press release that was sent to us.
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We are offering a Re-Certification Test for Backflow RP & DC Specialist. The classes will be 6 hours and we will give the test the same day, the cost will be $350, but the classes will be limited to 10 people at a time, so it will be first come first serve. If we have too many for a class date set, we will get another date set ASAP for those who were unable to attend the class. We will hold our classes at the CRWA Training Center in Sacramento (located at 4131 Northgate Boulevard, Sacramento), class will start promptly at 8 a.m. Upon completion of the course and passing the test (50 questions and a hands-on consisting of only the two devices), a wallet card, certificate and 5 contact hours will issued.
Please NOTE that there is an application just for the Backflow RP & DC Specialist so please make sure to fill out the correct application when sending them into the office
Please let our office know if you would be interested in taking this test. We will schedule our next test based upon the number of inquiries we receive.
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The following cities are now accepting and recognizing our Certificates for Backflow Assembly Prevention Tester and Cross Connection Specialist:
California Department of Public Health
Diablo Water District
City of American Canyon
City of Arcata
City of Brentwood
City of Calistoga
City of Ceres
City of Eureka
City of Fortuna
City of Gilroy
City of Greenfield
City of Livermore
City of Lodi
City of Manteca
McKinleyville Community Services District
City of Modesto
City of Morgan Hill
Contra Costa Water District
Naval U.S. Department of Defense - Singapore
City of Santa Clara
City of Santa Cruz
City of Santa Rosa
Solano Irrigation District (SID)
City of Vacaville
City of Vallejo
City of Woodland
Wheatland Public Works
Willow Creek Water District
Toulumne Utilities District
Town of Yountville
NCBPA new office information is as follows:
P.O. Box 6177, Vallejo, CA 94591, Phone (707) 731-4239, fax: (707) 649-0429
Organized on May 14th, 1980, and incorporated in California June 16th, 1984, the Northern California Backflow Prevention Association is composed of representatives of various water agencies, related organizations and individuals who have an interest in backflow prevention and cross-connection control.
The primary purpose of the Association is to provide members with a broad understanding of the principles of backflow prevention and to recommend standards of practice and application of approved backflow prevention devices.