BAT Financial Awards

Backflow Assembly Tester (BAT) Certification Glass Hammer Award

"Glass ceilings have been broken, but more have to be broken."

- Madeleine Albright

The BAT Certification Glass Hammer Award was created to support the Washington Waterworks Operator Certification Program’s workforce development initiative by promoting women’s involvement in the field of Backflow Assembly Testing.

The BAT Certification Glass Hammer Award may be awarded to any woman who:

  • Is not currently a certified BAT in Washington State
  • Holds a high school diploma or GED
  • Is not currently enrolled in a future BAT certification exam

Award is for the practical portion of the BAT Certification Exam only ($200). Award recipients will be responsible for payment for the computer- based (written) portion of the certification exam administered by AMP/ PSI ($100).

Two BAT Certification Glass Hammer Awards may be awarded each calendar year.

The 2018 application process is now closed.

The 2018 BAT Certification Glass Hammer Award opened for application on November 1st, 2017. First review of applications began January 9th, 2018. Award recipients will be contacted individually.

 


Backflow Assembly Tester (BAT) Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award

"There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs..."

The BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award was created to promote women’s longevity in the field of Backflow Assembly Testing.

The BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award may be awarded to any woman who:

  • Is currently a certified BAT in Washington State.
  • Has not yet met the professional growth requirement for their current reporting period.

Award is for one professional growth exam ($145) to be taken in 2018.

Two BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award may be awarded each calendar year.

The 2018 application process is now closed.

The 2018 BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award opened for application on November 1st, 2017. First review of applications began January 9th, 2018. Award recipients will be contacted individually.