IMPORTANT CHANGES TO BACKFLOW RECERTIFICATION CLASSES: The recertification class is now an eight-hour class.THOSE RECERTIFYING MUST TEST THE RPZ, DC, PRESSURE VACUUM BREAKER, AND SPILL RESISTANT VACUUM BREAKER.

Kansas City Backflow is an ASSE (American Society of Sanitary Engineering) certified school for Backflow Assembly Tester training.

For Backflow Testers

Kansas City Backflow offers both certification and re-certification courses for backflow assembly testers on a regular basis with the examinations given immediately following all courses.

Kansas City classes are are held at 15090 W. 116th St., Olathe KS 66062 (Mack McClain & Associates building).

Recertification classes are offered monthly in Kansas City and are periodically held at various locations throughout the state. (See the Recertification tab for current dates.) Certification courses are held regularly in Kansas City and elsewhere throughout the state when a minimum number of students are enrolled. (See the Certification tab for current dates.)

ASSE is one of two organizations recognized by the State of Missouri to certify backflow testers. Those completing the course receive a Missouri Department of Natural Resources certification and an ASSE backflow tester certification which is recognized in many states throughout the nation.

The American Society of Sanitary Engineering

ASSE publishes 20 Standards on backflow prevention and cross-connection control devices and assemblies, and is accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI).

The ANSI/ASSE Series 5000 Qualification Standard for Backflow Prevention Testers, Repairs, & Surveyors is the only ANSI accredited qualification standard for backflow testers, repairers and surveyors in the industry. This means that by completing the ASSE Backflow Assembly Tester Certification or Re-certification Training program, you will be certified to an ANSI accredited standard.

Please take a moment to browse our site and learn about the training that is available. If you have any questions about backflow training, don’t hesitate to call Kansas City Backflow at (816) 880-0578 or e-mail at kcbackflow@gmail.com.