This course is a combination of a pre-recorded lecture and self-paced videos. It includes two hours of backflow prevention and one hour of energy conservation.
S330 (Landscape and Recreation) and S410 (Boiler, Pipeline, Waste Water, and Water Conditioner) licensees that actively work with and install backflow prevention devices are required to have 2 hours (of their 6 hours of CE) related to backflow preventer installation every renewal cycle.
These topics will be covered in your CE:
This course covers why energy conservation and sustainability are necessary in construction. Learn about Green Building regulations and incentives in Utah and become familiar with Green Organizations and standards, such as LEED, Green Globes, ICC, and LBC. This program covers the state-required energy conservation education.
This course will cover the State Laws dealing with the responsibility of Certified Backflow technicians, the State amendments affecting the installation of backflow devices and assemblies, and installation and testing best practices.
These are some other topics you might learn about:
This course covers how to read, understand, and use financial statements for your benefit. Financial records are often overwhelming. Andrew presents a clear breakdown of income statements, balance sheets, and forecasting. It is crucial for your business to have a clear understanding of your expenses, income, and profits. With over 10 years of experience in the accounting industry, Andrew has valuable expertise and advice for the best financial practices to ensure your success.
Taught by experts in Construction Law, this class covers Covid-19 and its effects on your business. In the midst of a pandemic, the U.S. Government created a new ruleset for operating safely and established multiple programs to support business. Gain profitable knowledge about PPP loans, general delay contracts, and risk assessment. Learn how to manage and thrive in a pandemic.
This course covers the work ethic and traits of three generations of workers in the United States. Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millenials all have different approaches to working culture: what influences them, their values, how they work, and what they want from their working experience. Understanding these trends is very important for the success of your business and your employees. You will gain valuable skills for communicating and providing feedback to your team that encourage trust and commitment. Allen is passionate about creating a positive company environment and one that will help bridge any generational age gaps.
In an industry such as construction, the difference between subcontractors and employees is an important one. This course covers correctly classifying subs, how and when to hire subs, successful HR practices, employment law, and company culture. Learn how to boost employee retention, find the best person for the job, and what to do in the case of unemployment.
Technology is constantly improving and continually makes business more efficient. Learn how to organize, manage, and communicate effectively with the technology available to you. This class will push you to re-evaluate your current business practices and incorporate new methods of automation.
Takt time planning is a work structuring method that aims to achieve the lean principle of continuous flow. This course covers short interval scheduling, common project problems, and lean innovation. Also included is direction on how to manage and track project progress successfully.
S410 - Boiler, Pipeline, Waste Water, and Water Conditioner Contractor: Section R156-55a-301 – Utah License Classifications - Scope of Practice
(i) The fabrication, construction, and installation of:
(A) pipes, conduit, or cables for the conveyance and transmission from one station to another of such products as water, steam, gases except for natural gas which requires an RMGA certificate holder to conduct the work, chemicals, slurries, other substances, data, or communications, geothermal systems, or solar thermal systems up to where the system interfaces with any other plumbing system;
(B) installation of above and below ground storage tanks, piping, dispensing equipment, monitoring equipment, and associated temperature-control or other equipment for any petroleum, petrochemical, water, steam, chemicals, slurries, oil, gases except for natural gas which requires an RMGA certificate holder to conduct the work, or other substances;
(C) insulation of pipes, ducts, and conduits;
(D) excavation, cabling, horizontal boring, grading, trenching, and backfilling necessary for the construction of any work related to the scope of practice under Subsection (2)(v);
(E) fire-tube and water-tube power boilers and hot water heating boilers, including fittings and piping, valves, gauges, pumps, radiators, converters, fuel oil tanks, fuel lines, chimney flues, heat insulation and other devices, apparatus, and equipment related thereto, in a system not connected to the culinary water system, or connected to the culinary water system but separated from the culinary water system by a backflow prevention device;
(F) water conditioning equipment and only such pipe and fittings as are necessary for connecting the water conditioning equipment to the water supply system within the premises;
(G) sewer, sewer lines, sewage disposal, septic tank, and drainage including excavation and grading with respect thereto, and the construction of sewage disposal plants and appurtenances thereto; and
(H) incidental excavation, backfill, concrete or asphalt work related to the scope of practice under Subsection (2)(v).
(ii) A contractor under Subsection (2)(v) shall hire or subcontract with an RMGA-certified licensed contractor for any natural gas-related work.
(iii) The installation of a backflow preventer device if during each renewal period after initial licensure, the licensee completes at least two of their six continuing education hours pursuant to Section R156-55a-303b in continuing education directly related to backflow installation.