TRAINING SCHEDULE/OPERATOR INFORMATION

Operators have through December 31, 2015 to receive their re-certification hours for the 2014-2015 time period. Please see the bottom of this page for the Credit hour requirements set by the Dept. of Health and Hospitals Operator Certification office.
 
Listed below is LRWA’s tentative Training Schedule for 2014. Please keep in mind this schedule is tentative and is subject to change. Please visit our training & events page for the most up to date training information.  LRWA Training & Events
 
2014 LRWA Tentative Training Schedule (updated 07/23/14)
  
To register for a CEU Training Event, simply click on the LRWA Training & Events link and then fill out the respective Booking form at the bottom of the page. Or, you may print and fax us your registration: Download the Registration Form (PDF).    Pre-registration is closed one or two days prior to the training session, to insure you are pre-registered be sure to submit your registration form at least five days prior to the training session date(s).  LRWA requests that you pre-register to attend a training session, this enables us to get an accurate number for meal preparations.  Please be advised the date(s) and location(s) are subject to change. 
 
Louisiana Ethics Education Mandate

Ethics Education Mandate-According to R.S. 42:1170, all public servants, as of January 1, 2012 during each year of his public employment or term of office, as the case may be.  According to R.S. 42: 1102(19), “public servant” means a public employee or elected official.  Section 1102(18)(a) states a “public employee” means anyone, whether compensated or not, who is: (i) An administrative officer or official of a governmental entity who is not filling an elective office. (ii) Appointed by any elected official when acting in an official capacity, and the appointment is to a post or position wherein the appointee is to serve the governmental entity or an agency thereof,  either as a member of an agency, or as an employee thereof. (iii) Engaged in the performance of a governmental function. (iv) Under the supervision or authority of an elected official of another employee of the governmental entity.

  • Louisiana Ethics Administration Program-View the attached link for training schedule for Ethics Education Courses. Louisiana Board of Ethics, PO Box 4368, Baton Rouge, LA 7082,  Phone: (225) 219-5600; Fax: (225) 381-7271.

On-line CEU Training Now Available

  • LRWA would like to announce to its members that we have partnered with a company that provides on-line training for CEU hours across the USA.
  • Their Instructor Group is comprised of highly experienced individuals within the field from plant managers, operators, utility management, laboratory directors, and health (DOH) trainers with a combined experience over 1,500 years.
  • CEU Plan has developed some very unique techniques utilized in over 240 online courses available for continuing education and entry level training within the water and wastewater treatment field.

To learn more about the CEU on-line training program, please visit www.ceuplan.com. Begin by clicking on the “Getting Started Tutorial”, this will provide you information about the company and how to enroll to receive these on-line training classes.  This company does charge a fee for the on-line classes, therefore a credit card it necessary.  These classes are available for your participation when it is convenient for you.

 Credit Hour Requirements
Water Certification
  • The Rule states that, “a minimum of 16 contact hours is required for renewal of any certifications held in water categories or 8 hours per certification whichever is the greater.” If you hold one (1) certification, you are required to have 16 contact hours for re-certification every two (2) years. If you hold two (2) certifications, you are required to have 16 contact hours (8 per category) for re-certification every two (2) years. If you hold three (3) certifications, you are required to have 24 contact hours (8 per category) for re-certification every two (2) years.
Wastewater Certification
  • The Rule states that, “a minimum of 16 contact hours is required for renewal of any certifications held in wastewater categories.” If you hold one (1) certification, you are required to have 16 contact hours for re-certification every two (2) years. If you hold two (2) certifications, you are required to have 16 contact hours (8 per category) for re-certification every two (2) years.

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