Department of Health (DOH) requires
applicants for the BAT certification examination
to have a high school diploma or GED®. Training
and experience are not required to apply for a
or professional growth examination and DOH does not
endorse any training course or sponsor.
Applying for and paying for a BAT examination
does not enroll anyone in a training course,
nor are BAT examinations in Washington administered
as a part of any training course. Examinations are not cancelled due
to cancellation of a training activity. See
Apply for a BAT Certification Examination or
Apply for a BAT Professional Growth Examination
for transfer and cancellation policies.
It is highly recommended that any person
interested in becoming certified as a BAT
complete an appropriate training course. Applicants that want to attend training prior
to taking an examination should contact the BAT
training sponsor of their choice and select a
course that most closely meets their needs.
Attending a training course is not a
guarantee that an applicant will pass the
For examples of the types of questions that
will be covered on the computer-based
examination, view ABC's
Sample Exam Questions for Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers.
Applicants can also view a demonstration of
ABC's computer-based examinations at
ABC's Computerized Exams.
To practice navigating within the
computer-based testing environment before an
examination date, a free online computer-based
testing is available. Go to the LXR Store and
follow the instructions to access a
Applicants may use the
BAT Exam References as