January 5, 2018 (By Request)
(Registration Closes December 29, 2017)
(8 Students Minimum Required)

Backflow Preventer Tester Recertification Course

Course Time

8:00 am – 6:00 pm at the office of Backflow Prevention Services, LLC

Course Location

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.

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