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

This 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).

New! Washington Certification Services is partnering with Washington Environmental Training Center to offer a week long BAT certification training course to each award recipient for 2019 - a $680 value.

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

The 2018 application process is now closed.

The 2019 BAT Certification Glass Hammer Award will open for application on November 1st, 2018. First review of applications began January 14th, 2019. 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.

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

New! Washington Certification Services is partnering with Washington Environmental Training Center to offer a three day BAT refresher training course to each award recipient for 2019 - a $400 value.

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

The 2018 application process is now closed.

The 2019 BAT Professional Growth Glass Stairs Award will open for application on November 1st, 2018. First review of applications began January 14th, 2019. Award recipients will be contacted individually.