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 ($97).

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

2017 awards have been granted and all applicants have been contacted.

The 2018 BAT Certification Glass Hammer Award will open for application on November 1st, 2017. Please check back at this time to access the application. First review of applications will be January 9th, 2018. Award applications will be accepted after January 9th if two awards have not yet been granted.

 


Backflow Assembly Tester (BAT) Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award

"I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling... to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift."

- Kevin Spacey

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.

2017 awards have been granted and all applicants have been contacted.

The 2018 BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award will open for application on November 1st, 2017. Please check back at this time to access the application. First review of applications will be January 9th, 2018. Award applications will be accepted after January 9th if two awards have not yet been granted.