Dates Location Course Fee
October 25, 2014
(Registration Closes October 10, 2014)
(15 Students Minimum Required)
Lab and Control Building, Bossier City Water Plant, 1404 Hamilton Road, Bossier City, LA 71111 $395
Monday, November 10, 2014
(Registration Closes Monday, November 3, 2014)
(8 Students Minimum Required)
799 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70820 $295
Monday, December 8, 2014
(Registration Closes Monday, December 1, 2014)
(8 Students Minimum Required)
799 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70820 $295

Backflow Preventer Tester Recertification Course

Course Time

Day 1 – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Course Cost – $295


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.

Office Location

Follow this link for a map and directions to Backflow Prevention Services located at 799 Gardere Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70820.