Maryland PHCC

Maryland PHCC
10176 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 461-5977
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The Maryland PHCC 32 Hour Backflow Prevention Certification Course

32 Hour Training Course Leading to Certification as a Backflow Prevention Tester/Mechanic

The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32 Hour Backflow Training Course as a pre-requisite for the Journey/Master Plumber examination. The focus of this course shall be to develop a working knowledge of the causes and principles of the backflow and backflow prevention. Recognizing proper backflow prevention assembly application and operation is stressed. A complete understanding and ability to perform accepted field test procedures for all backflow prevention assemblies are required for Certification.

THE MARYLAND PHCC IS APPROVED AS A PROVIDER OF TRAINING BY THE MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF PLUMBING ACCEPTED & APPROVED AS A PROVIDER OF TRAINING BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA AND WASHINGTON SUBURBAN SANITARY COMMISSION (W. S. S. C)

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About the Course

Registration Fees:

$425 - MARYLAND PHCC MEMBERS

$525 - NON-MEMBER

Dates:

January 6, 7, 8, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
January 20, 21, 22, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD
February 3, 4, 5, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
February 17, 18, 19, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD
March 3, 4, 5, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
March 17, 18, 19, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College 7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD
April TBD
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
April 21 22, 23, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD
May TBD
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
May 19, 20, 21, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD
June TBD
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Thos. Somerville Co.
1510 Tilco Drive
Frederick, MD
June 23 24, 25, 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m. start
Dundalk Community College
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD

NOTE: To reserve your space in the class please be sure to register early. Applicants are accepted on a first-come first serve basis. Call (410) 461-5977 for a new schedule. Re-Certification schedules are available by calling the MPHCC office at (410) 461-5977. Re-certification classes are offered at all of the above listed locations.

To apply for this course online, complete the information below. NOTE: Registration will be completed only after payment is received. If completing the online application, you must follow with a check by mail, or provide credit card information by phone. To apply by mail, click the link on the right to access a printable version of the application.

BOOKS

The University of Florida (TREEO) Backflow Prevention Theory and Practice book is used in the course and is included in the cost of registration.

CERTIFICATION

A passing grade on the final written examination and a satisfactory completion of the "hands on" performance will result in Certification. Certification is good for three (3) years. If you fail the course and are required to re-test you will be notified by the office.

REGISTRATION:

Applicants are accepted on FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE basis. Class size is limited to 15 persons. PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATION. We accept American Express, VISA, and MasterCard, as well as checks. If submitting the form above and paying by credit card, we will contact you for payment. If submitting the form above and paying by check, please make check payable to Maryland PHCC, 10176 Baltimore National Pike, Ste. 205, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Payment must follow the completed application in order to register.

REQUIREMENTS:

An individual enrolled in this program may not miss more than three (3) hours of classroom activities in order to receive credit for the course, he/she may not miss venting or the 2 lb gas portion of the class.

OPTIONAL:

As a pre requisite for the State Natural Gas Fitters Examination certain applicants are required to successfully complete and pass an approved 24 hour Natural Gas Fitters Training Course, which includes both a written and hands on test. As a State of Maryland approved provider of Gas Fitters Training we offer this test at the completion of the course. NOTE: The test is not mandatory for all attendees.

REGISTRATION:

Complete the information above to apply online, or click on the application link on the right to view a printable version of the application that can be sent via mail. If completing the application online, we will contact you for payment information.

CANCELLATIONS:

Candidates who cancel less than 10 days prior to the start of the course will forfeit 25% of the total fee to cover administrative costs. CANCELLATIONS LESS THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS, AND CANDIDATES WHO FAIL TO APPEAR FOR THE COURSE WILL FORFEIT ALL FEES.