CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Backflow Awareness Porter W R E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/20/2021 10/21/2021
Backflow Practical Skills Refresher Porter F E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/22/2021 10/22/2021
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) License Porter M T W R F E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/18/2021 10/22/2021
EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification Training & Exam Benavides Jr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/30/2021 10/30/2021
Plumbing Journeyman Prep Tortorici Sr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 9/11/2021 9/11/2021
Plumbing Journeyman Prep Tortorici Sr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 11/6/2021 11/6/2021
Water Treatment Specialist Porter W R E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/20/2021 10/21/2021
         
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Backflow Awareness
Type of Class: Short Term
 
2 Sessions/16 Hours

Pre-requisite: Student must have a current Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers License
This course offers Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) continuing educations hours for those who have already received their BPAT license. The course consists of 16 hours of of class and lab work, which will include all new and updated information from the industry and governmental bodies. The class is split with 4 hours in the lab and 12 hours in the classroom. Lunch will be provided.
Note 1: Students must bring a copy of the 10th Edition USC Manual for Cross-Connection Control, as required by TCEQ. Books are available for purchase upon request. Contact the CEF office for book cost and to request a copy PRIOR to the first day of class. Note 2: This course also meets TCEQ Backflow continuing education requirements for Irrigation/Landscape Inspector License.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $475.00
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Backflow Awareness Porter W R E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/20/2021 10/21/2021
 
 
Backflow Practical Skills Refresher
Type of Class: Seminar
 
1 Sessions/8 Hours

Pre-requisite: Student must have a current Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers License.
This course offers Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) continuing educations hours for those who have already received their BPAT license. The course consists of 8 hours of of class and lab work, which will include all new and updated information from the industry and governmental bodies. The class is split with 7 hours in the lab and 1 hour in the classroom. Lunch will be provided.
Note 1: Students must bring a copy of the 10th Edition USC Manual for Cross-Connection Control, as required by TCEQ. Books are available for purchase upon request. Contact the CEF office for book cost and to request a copy PRIOR to the day of the class. Note 2: This course also meets TCEQ Backflow continuing education requirements for Irrigation/Landscape Inspector License.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $310.00
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Backflow Practical Skills Refresher Porter F E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/22/2021 10/22/2021
 
 
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) License
Type of Class: Short Term
 
5 Sessions/40 Hours

Pre-requisite: Student is required to have two (2) years experience in a water related industry such as Plumbing, Sprinkler Fitting, ire alarm, irrigation, etc.
This course offers Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) certification in Backflow Prevention. Using our new state-of-the-art classrooms and labs with expert instruction that is required for certification and testing of backflow assemblies in the state of Texas. The course consists of 40 hour semester. Course topics include history of backflow prevention, testing and repair of assemblies, (RPZA; DCVA; PVB; and SRVB) cross connection control program with state and local ordinance information and all related subjects. Course is approved for 8-hour CEU in Customer Service Inspectors License, Irrigator License, Wastewater Operators License, Water Operators License and Water Treatment Specialist License.
Lunch is provided all 5 days.
Note: This course also meets TCEQ Backflow requirements for Irrigation/Landscape Inspector License.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $695.00
MATERIALS:
Basic Safety Module 00101-15
$34.00 - Purchase Required
USC Manual of Cross-Connection
$135.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) License Porter M T W R F E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/18/2021 10/22/2021
 
 
EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification Training & Exam
Type of Class: Short Term
 
1 Sessions/8 Hours

This course includes training and testing for Core, Types I, II, and III, required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Course topics include: Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification.
Lunch is included.
Test is available in English or Spanish. A Spanish supplement to the English student handbook is available, upon request.
Note 1: ATTENTION STUDENTS ENROLLED IN COMMERCIAL HVAC SERVICE I-A will receive this training and the exam in Commercial HVAC Service I-B. Enrollment is not needed in this class. Note 2: The instructor highly recommends that students pick up and study their EPA Section 608 book at least 2 weeks prior to the start of class. A book will not be issued until the class is paid. Early registration is encouraged. Note 3: Students will need to bring their EPA Section 608 Book to the class. Students possessing an EPA Refrigerant Recovery card for one or more types, must present the card to the Instructor the day of class, otherwise the student will be required to take all four types.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $260.00
MATERIALS:
EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Stationary Equipment Study Guide 4th edition
$14.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification Training & Exam Benavides Jr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/30/2021 10/30/2021
 
 
Plumbing Journeyman Prep
Type of Class: Short Term
 
1 Sessions/8 Hours

Prerequisite: None Required (However, it is recommended that the student has completed most or all of their required 8000 apprenticeship hours, so that they can schedule their Plumbing Journeyman Exam with the State Plumbing Board in Austin shortly after completing this course.)
This seminar provides a review of subjects that are needed to pass the written exam for a plumber’s journeyman license. It also includes hands-on experience for the preparation of the practical section of the exam. This seminar will also include a demonstration on our custom designed house, comparable to the 2-story house used in the State of Texas Plumbing Exam in Austin. Lunch is included.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $360.00
MATERIALS:
Plumbers Examination Preparaton Guide - PDF Version
$26.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Plumbing Journeyman Prep Tortorici Sr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 9/11/2021 9/11/2021
Plumbing Journeyman Prep Tortorici Sr Sa E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 11/6/2021 11/6/2021
 
 
Water Treatment Specialist
Type of Class: Short Term
 
2 Sessions/16 Hours

Pre-requisite: Student must have a current Water Treatment Specialist License
This 16 hour course counts towards 8 Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) continuing educations hours for those who have already received their WTS license. The course consists of class and lab work, and includes all new and updated information from the industry and governmental bodies. The class is split with 4 hours in the lab and 12 hours in the classroom.
Lunch will be provided.
Note: Students must bring a copy of the 10th Edition USC Manual for Cross-Connection Control, as required by TCEQ. Books are available for purchase upon request. Contact the CEF office for book cost and to request a copy PRIOR to the first day of class.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $475.00
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Water Treatment Specialist Porter W R E 8:00 AM 4:30 PM 10/20/2021 10/21/2021