Louisiana Water Operator Continuing Education


At AYPO Tech, Water Operators in the State of Louisiana can find the Continuing Education courses they need to renew their certification. The courses presented here are written by experts and are designed to be engaging and informative.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for Louisiana Water Operators?


All LA Water Operators are required to renew every two years on December 31. However, the year of renewal and number of hours required is dependent upon the first letter of your last name and your license type:

  • Required Hours:
    • 1 Certification - At least 16 contact hours every two years
    • 2 Certifications - 16 contact hours (8 for each certification) every two years
    • 3 Certifications - 8 contact hours per certification every two years
  • Renewal Year:
    • A-J has until December 31, 2019 to get their renewal hours in.
    • K-Z has until December 31, 2020 to get their renewal hours in.

Louisiana Complete Water Operator Renewal Package

43 Hour Course $ 350.00

This package was designed for the Water Operator that holds multiple certificates, including Wastewater.

This package includes all of the courses that we offer that have been approved by the Louisiana Department of Health Operator Certification program.


Packages

LA 24 Hour Package

24 Hour Course $ 216.00

This package course includes: Surface Water Treatment, Source Water Issues and Pre-Treatment, Disinfection, Corrosion Control, Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection, Membrane Processes, Meters Valves and Hydrants, Pumps and Motors, Storage Tank Facilities, Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Ops.


Packages

LA 16 Hour Wastewater Package

16 Hour Course $ 125.00

This course package was designed to meet the requirements for Wastewater Operators in the state of Louisiana. The package includes: Coagulation & Flocculation, Sedimentation & Filtration, Disinfection, Corrosion Control, Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection, Membrane Processes, Pipelines, Pumps & Motors, and Basic Electrical Concepts.


Packages

LA 16 Hour Package

16 Hour Course $ 125.00

This package course includes: Surface Water Treatment, Disinfection, Corrosion Control,  Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection, Membrane Processes, Water Distribution System Op. Overview, Pipelines, Meters Valves and Hydrants, Pumps and Motors, Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Ops.


Packages

LA 8 Hour Treatment Package

8 Hour Course $ 85.00

This package was designed to meet 8 of the required hours for Treatment Operators in the state of Louisiana. The topics that are covered in this course are: Surface Water Treatment, Source Water Issues and Pre-Treatment, Disinfection, Corrosion Control and more!


Distribution

LA Water Distribution System Operation Overview (4 Hrs)

4 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

This course will provide an overview of water distribution system operation. You will learn the basics of the entire water distribution system as we cover topics such as pipeline operations, pumps and motors, meters, valves and hydrants, SCADA systems, and much more.


Distribution

LA Pipelines (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

In our Pipelines course, students will discover the many important factors of operating, installing or maintaining a water distribution pipeline system.


Treatment

LA Coagulation and Flocculation - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Coagulation refers to the process of using chemicals that collect contaminants in water, creating larger particles that are easier to remove. Flocculation is the process of mixing these chemicals in the water to ensure higher rate of contact between coagulants and contaminates. In this course, we'll delve into the details of this fascinating water treatment process.


Treatment

LA Corrosion Control - 1.5 Hours

1.5 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

In our Corrosion Control course you will learn about the effects of corrosion on a water distribution system, the effects of contamination due to corrosion, and corrosion mitigation techniques.


Treatment

LA Sedimentation and Filtration - 1.5 Hours

1.5 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Our Sedimentation and Filtration course focuses on the role that particle removal plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.


Distribution

LA Meters Valves and Hydrants (3 Hrs)

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Discover how meters, valves and hydrants play vital roles in the delivery of safe drinking water to the public.


Treatment

LA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

This course will provide an overview of surface water treatment plant operations. You will learn about surface water treatment regulations, and the basics of treatment processes, coagulation and flocculation, filtration, disinfection, corrosion control, and much more.


Distribution

LA Distribution System Water Quality Issues (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

AYPO's Distribution System Water Quality Issues course will introduce to water operators the many issues that must be present in order to achieve and maintain a safe and high-quality water supply in a distribution system.


Treatment

LA Disinfection - 1.5 Hours

1 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Our Disinfection course focuses on the critical role that pathogen destruction and inactivation plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.


Treatment

LA Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 1.5 Hours

1.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Whether your water comes from a lake, stream or groundwater basin, understanding your source is the first step in providing safe drinking water. This course outlines the various source water types and the important role they play.


Distribution

LA Groundwater Wells (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Our Groundwater Wells course is designed to introduce and cover the basic components and operation of groundwater wells along with the fundamentals of maintaining safe drinking water from this types of water source.


Distribution

LA Pumps and Motors (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.


Pumps and Motors is a course that details the types, components of and the proper maintenance steps for water pumps and the motors that drive them.


Distribution

LA 2 Hour Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

This course is intended to provide water operators with information on basic electrical concepts they will need in their career.


Treatment

LA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 1 Hour

1 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

Our Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection course will introduce water treatment and distribution operators to the operation, uses, and types of advanced oxidation and UV processes including ozonation and ultraviolet treatment.


Treatment

LA Membrane Processes - 1.5 Hours

1.5 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

A membrane is a sheet of natural or synthetic material that is partially permeable to substances in solution. Membranes are used in various methods of water treatment. Students who take our Membrane Processes course will learn the uses and types of membrane processes including reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, and electrodialysis reversal.


Distribution

LA Storage Tank Facilities (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Louisiana water operators.

AYPO's Storage Tank Facilities course focuses on the types of storage facilities, functions of and maintenance of the tanks that store water for efficient delivery to the public.