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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.

$125 TOP SELLER

LA 16 Hour Wastewater Package

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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.

4.7 130 Reviews
$349

40-Hour Package for Water Operators

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Save with our 40-Hour Package for Water Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Pumps: Part 1
  • Pumps: Part 2
  • Piping Systems: Part 1
  • Piping Systems: Part 2
  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Valve Maintenance and Piping System Protection
  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
  • Pumps and Motors
$199

24-Hour Package for Water Operators

clock hour icon 22.50h course

Save with our 24-Hour Package for Water Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Pumps: Part 1
  • Pumps: Part 2
  • Piping Systems: Part 1
  • Piping Systems: Part 2
  • Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations
  • Distribution System Water Quality Issues
$159

16-Hour Package for Water Operators

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Save on our 16-Hour Package for Water Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
$125

LA 16 Hour Package

clock hour icon 16h course

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.

4.8 77 Reviews
$59

LA Pumps: Part 2

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This course continues looking at additional pump types, including reciprocating pumps, metering pumps, and special purpose pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. We also discuss sealing devices, including packing and mechanical seals, bearings, lubrication, and installation.

$59

LA Piping Systems: Part 1

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This course introduces operators to piping systems and familiarizes them with the larger components that make piping systems function, including metallic and nonmetallic piping, tubing, and hoses.

$59

LA Pumps: Part 1

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This course introduces operators to pumping systems, hydraulics, basic pumping terminology, and pump curves. We will also look at a number of pump types, including end-suction centrifugal pumps, propeller pumps, turbine pumps, and rotary pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation.

$59

LA Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

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This course provides details on a variety of wastewater equipment, including pumping stations, screening equipment, grinding equipment, grit removal systems, sludge and scum collection apparatus, and flow measurement devices. For each piece of equipment, we will cover major parts, start-up, operation, shutdown, maintenance, and safety.

$59

LA Wastewater Treatment Processes

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This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.

$59

LA Introduction to Water Technology

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This course introduces operators to the hydrologic cycle and its effects on the structure and functions of water and wastewater systems. From there, we discuss water collection, treatment, and distribution, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of water.

$59

LA Piping Systems: Part 2

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This course dives further into piping systems by discussing the smaller components that make piping systems function, including fittings, common and special valves, strainers, filters, traps, and accessories. Preventative and repair maintenance for these components are also discussed.

$49

LA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

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This course equips electricians and other workers exposed to electrical hazards with knowledge needed to apply safety requirements from the NFPA 70E. We start by detailing the arrangement, scope, and purpose of the document, as well as define common terms. Then, we discuss securing an electrically safe work condition, lockout/tagout, energized work, grounding electrical equipment, arc flash and more. In summary, we clarify NFPA 70E safety practices used in the electrical industry. This course has no prerequisites.

$45

LA Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4 Hours

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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.

4.9 26 Reviews
$30

LA Coagulation and Flocculation - 2 Hours

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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.

4.9 10 Reviews
$30

LA Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hours

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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.

4.9 10 Reviews
$30

LA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 2 Hours

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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.

4.9 9 Reviews
$30

LA Corrosion Control - 1.5 Hours

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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.

5.0 3 Reviews
$30

LA Sedimentation and Filtration - 1.5 Hours

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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.

5.0 2 Reviews
$25

LA Groundwater Wells - 2 Hours

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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.

5.0 6 Reviews
$25

LA Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 1.5 Hours

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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.

$25

LA Disinfection - 1.5 Hours

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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.

4.8 6 Reviews
$25

LA Pumps and Motors - 2 Hours

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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.

4.8 11 Reviews
$25

LA Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2 Hours

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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.

4.9 9 Reviews
$20

LA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 1 Hour

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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.

5.0 8 Reviews
$20

LA Membrane Processes - 1.5 Hours

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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.

$20

LA Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hours

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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.

5.0 5 Reviews
$19

LA Fluid Mechanics

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This course explains how fluids behave, especially under pressure and in motion. This lesson is divided into two major parts. The first concerns fluids at rest and describes the properties fluids have when they are standing still. The second half treats the subject of fluids in motion.

$350

Louisiana Complete Water Operator Renewal Package

clock hour icon 43h course

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.

4.7 53 Reviews
$216

LA 24 Hour Package

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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.

4.8 91 Reviews
$85

LA 8 Hour Treatment Package

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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!

4.9 37 Reviews
$30

LA Pipelines - 3 Hours

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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.

4.6 11 Reviews

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 hours for each certification) every two years
    • 3 Certifications - 24 hours (8 hours per certification) every two years
  • Renewal Year: The deadline for license renewal is Dec. 31st, every two years. Last names starting with A-J renew in even-numbered years and last names starting with K-Z renew in odd-numbered years.

 

Courses approved by the Department of Health and Hospitals/Office of Public Health.

Agency Requirements for licensure