Backflow Preventer Tester Recertification Course


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 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 a previously obtained certification or recertification certificate.

About the Course

The Review features classroom and hands-on instruction during the morning with hands-on practice in the afternoon.

The Exam includes written and practical examinations administered beginning at 8:00 am.  The attendee will be allowed no more than 1 hour to complete the written exam and no more than 30 minutes to complete the practical examination.

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. Attendees must pass both written and hands-on practical exam without instructions in order to receive recertification.

Daily breaks are scheduled and attendees are responsible for their own lunch.


Click on the course dates to register.

Course Dates Title Location Cost
October 5-6, 2020 Tester Recertification New Orleans, LA $350
November 23-24, 2020 Tester Recertification Baton Rouge, LA $350
December 3-4, 2020 Tester Recertification New Orleans, LA $350
December 15-16, 2020 Tester Recertification Baton Rouge, LA $350
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