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Meet the presenter


Adriaan has been a plumber for 30 years and been with the Local Authority for approximately 20 years.  He is currently the Senior Plumbing & Drainage Inspector for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro (I&E). He is  also an IOPSA Compliance Auditor, IOPSA EC Regional Chairman, Member of the PIRB Exco & PIRB TAC.  Currently Chairman of JASWIC .

Passionate about uplifting the Plumbing Industry, so as to enable Plumbers to take their rightful place in the Building Industry as well as in their their communities.


Once you have purchased the course, you will have access to unlimited course content. You may progress through the course by selecting the first module at the bottom of the page.

This course consists of four modules and one assessment. The assessment will become available after the completion of all four modules.

You may complete each module at your own pace.  Once you have completed a module the next module will become available.

On completion of the modules and passing of assessments, your certificate of completion will be issued automatically from the e-learning system. You will need to log your own CPD points as well as submit your certificate of completion on the Audit IT system yourself.

Articulate-IT: Water Harvesting & Backflow Prevention

Course Description:

In these modules, you will be acquiring knowledge with regards to the safe and responsible harvesting of rain and grey water. Compulsory backflow prevention in water systems will be analysed.

Course Modules:

  • Water Harvesting
  • Water Harvesting and an introduction to Backflow Prevention
  • Backflow Prevention Part 1
  • Backflow Prevention Part 2

PIRB Benefits:

These sessions attract PIRB Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points. 3.5 CPD points will be allocated on the completion of all four (4) modules and one (1) assessment.