Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT/TCEQ)

Anyone wishing to obtain the Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) license from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) must meet the following requirements (see the TCEQ website for full details):

  1. Have a High School diploma or GED
  2. Work at least two years in an approved area
  3. Complete a 40-hour training course, including a “hands-on” exam
  4. Pass a written exam at TCEQ or a proctored computer-based facility


Our course is approved for the third requirement above as well as credit for:

  • 32-hours of CE for licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers
  • 12-hours CE for licensed Water and Wastewater Operators
  • 12-hours of CE for licensed Landscape Irrigators (LI)
  • 12-hours of CE for licensed Customer Service Inspectors (CSI)
  • 12-hours of CE for licensed Water Treatment Specialists
  • 100 hours toward Plumbing Inspector license (TSBPE)
  • 4.0 CEUs (Preferred Provider) for the International Code Council

As required by TCEQ, our course is based on the University of Southern California (USC) 10th Edition Manual of Cross-Connection Control, a copy of which is provided to each course participant. Our courses are being added throughout the state and taught by instructors approved by TCEQ based on their experience and personal licensing. Due to the requirement for hands-on training and examination, all courses are currently delivered live rather than online.


Please select from the upcoming course options below!
(Published 2-3 Months In Advance)

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