Backflow Preventer Tester Recertification Course
8:00 am – 6:00 pm at the office of Backflow Prevention Services, LLC
799 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Previous BPS Course attendees: Attendee must possess a Certificate of Attendance from a previous 40-hour tester certification course offered by BPS.
Previous Non-BPS certified attendees: As a courtesy to previously certified testers, BPS will consider offering recertification to non-BPS certified testers in Louisiana if the prospective attendee can demonstrate knowledge of the backflow industry and testing procedures. The prospective attendee must show proof of certification by providing a copy of previous certification or recertification certificate.
About the Course
The course features classroom and hands-on instruction during the morning with hands-on practice in the early afternoon. Written and practical examinations will be administered beginning at 3:00 pm.
Classroom instruction includes:
- Installation guidelines
- Testing procedures
- Review of cross connection control and backflow prevention general information
Hands-on instruction includes a demonstration of the proper testing procedure along with attendee practice.
Examination includes a written exam followed by a hands-on practical exam. Students must pass both written and hands-on practical exam in order to receive recertification.
Daily breaks are scheduled and students are responsible for their own lunch.
Students must be present the entire course to receive a Certificate of Attendance.