Cross Connection Specialist Certification Last updated 01/19/2021Print this page Back to search results
Prerequisites and Requirements
PrerequisitesA copy of your high school diploma (a transcript is acceptable), GED, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, or PhD.
Proof of one year in the water industry. This could be one year as a Backflow Assembly Tester, a copy of your operator certification, or a letter from your employer.
Examination InformationSuccessful completion of an approved Cross Connection Specialist course (4 day) within 12 months of submitting a certification application.
Continuing Education RequirementsSpecialist must take a 1 day Cross Connection Specialist Refresher course every two years, or they must obtain 0.6 CEUs of backflow related meetings or trainings (not all meetings and trainings offer CEUs).
Other InformationAdditional information can be found on the website: www.healthoregon.org/crossconnection
Statutes, Administrative Rules, Ordinances
- 333-061-0072; 0073 - Backflow Assebly Tester Certification & Cross Connection Specialist Certification
- 333-061-0070; 0071 - Cross Conenction Control Requirements & Backflow Assembly Installation Standards