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.
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Applications are processed once registration for the exam is closed. Exam letters are posted a week or two before the exam
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
Approved Operator Classes & Online Courses
Operator HoursOperator Hours Report
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 ask that you DO NOT refer to the report for accurate hours or active license. We are waiting until updates are made to the program to update the report.
Please notify us of any discrepancies at email@example.com
Renewals - Online Payment
Certificate Application - Online Payment
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.
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.
P.O. Box 4489, Bin 10 Box 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4489
Phone: 225-342-7508 Fax: 225-342-7494