Louisiana Committee of Certification

Created by Act 538 of 1972 of the Louisiana Legislature

 

A CERTIFICATION IS A PROMISE, A PUBLIC TRUST IN THE HOLDER OF THE DOCUMENT. THE CERTIFICATION TESTIFIES TO THE FACT THAT THIS OPERATOR HAS THE QUALIFICATIONS, SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION TO OFFICIALLY AND WITH AUTHORIZATION PRACTICE HIS/HER CHOSEN PROFESSION.

-Committee of Certification

 

Operator Certification Program

Welcome to the Operator Certification website. Here you will find current information related to this program.

Operators of both Water and Wastewater facilities are required to meet requirements set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Committee of Certification, and as required by State law.

  

***** NOTICE ****

 

Applications are processed once registration for the exam is closed.  Exam letters are posted a week or two before the exam.  WE DO NOT SEND INDIVIDUAL CONFIRMATIONS.

 

We are aware that hours and licenses are not showing correctly.  For this reason, we have taken the report down to avoid further confusion.  We are waiting until updates are made to the program to update the report. 

 

Click the link to access the CDC's 8 hr. online fluoridation training course: Fluoridation Online Course

  

Check the website for the latest updates on the operator certification exam schedule.

 

Click the link to access the document used for water and wastewater operators to work in their facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic: CISA Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

 

Click the link for information from EPA: https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-drinking-water-and-wastewater

 

Renewal letters for A-J have been sent out.

 

A-J (2020-2021) renewals are now due.

 

K-Z  2-year renewal (2021-2022) will be mailed out in February 2021.

 

 

 

Operator Certification Rule

Operator Certification Rule

Law and Rule Exam

How to Get Points

Late Fees Rule

House Bill No 567

 

Approved Operator Classes & Online Courses

2020 Approved Classes

Online Courses

 Operator Hours

Hours reports will not be updated until renewal process is finshed. 

We are aware that hours and licenses are not showing correctly.  For this reason, we have taken the report down to avoid further confusion.  We are waiting until updates are made to the program to update the report. 

To get an update on your hours, please contact Reyna.Anderson@la.gov

Also, be reminded that operators are responsible for keeping track of their hours.  The hours report is just a courtesy we provide. 

Please notify us of any discrepancies at opcert@la.gov

 

Renewals - Online Payment

Online Renewals

 

Certificate Application - Online Payment

Online Certificate Application 

Paper Certificate Application

 

Exams

Online Exam Registration is now available using the link below. This is for existing operators only, first time applicants will still have to apply using the paper form and submit either by email, fax, or mail. 

Online Exam Registration

Paper Exam Registration

2021 Exam Schedule

Exam Letters 

 

Quick Links

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications/Forms

Links for Associations, Online and Correspondence Courses

Committee of Certification

Late Fee Policy  

Safe Drinking Water Training Videos and Presentations

Ethics Training - Louisiana Annual Requirement

All employees of State and Local governments and persons doing business with State and Local governments are required to take an annual Ethics Training Course through the State Ethics Commission. This annual course is approved for operator certification credit.

 

StaffThomas Walton  

Reyna Anderson

Teosha Jones 

 

LDH-OPH-Engineering Services
Operator Certification
P.O. Box 4489, Bin 10 Box 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4489
Phone: 225-342-7508 Fax: 225-342-7494
opcert@la.gov