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Continuing Professional Education Programs

For more information about Continuing Professional Education Programs, please contact an approved service provider from the lists shown in the tabs below — class dates, scheduling and additional information.

Other Details are also listed below the approved lists for each license category.

APPROVED CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROVIDERS

EACH APPLICANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR APPLYING DIRECTLY TO ONE OF THE APPROVED TRAINING PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:

LOCAL 60 – JOANN THERIOT
NEW ORLEANS PIPE TRADES
3515 I-10 SERVICE ROAD NORTH
METAIRIE, LA 70002
504-885-8033 / 504-885-8034 (FAX)
jtheriot@local60.com

LOCAL 198 BR – JONATHAN WADDELL
BATON ROUGE OFFICE
5655 GREENWELL STREET
BATON ROUGE, LA 70805
225-355-9938 / 225-355-9110 (FAX)
Ua198edu@bellsouth.com

LOCAL 198 LC – RICHARD PAULK
LAKE CHARLES OFFICE
5432 EAST BROAD STREET
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70615
337-660-1954 (RICHARD)
337-436-4373/337-302-7118 (KELLY)
337-436-2444 (TRAINING DEPT)
337-436-6009 (FAX)
richardpaulk106@gmail.com

LOCAL 247 – LARRY GEORGE
ALEXANDRIA
1211 RAPIDES AVENUE
ALEXANDRIA, LA 71301
318-442-9923 / 318-442-9891 (FAX)
Lu247bm@yahoo.com

LOCAL 141 MONROE – JAMES MORRIS “JIMBO”
1900 PINE STREET
MONROE, LA 71201
318-322-4520 / 318-324-1034 (FAX)
Lu141ba1@uanet.org

LOCAL 141 SHREVEPORT – JENNIFER QUADA
7109 W. BERT KOUNS INDUSTRIAL LOOP
SHREVEPORT, LA 71129
318-683-1664
jennifer@shreveportpipetrades.com

PHCC – CRYSTAL CARTER
PHCC
620 FLORIDA STREET,  SUITE 210
BATON ROUGE, LA 70801
225-343-2776 / 225-344-1132 (FAX)
crystal.carter@amstrategies.co

MPS – KEVIN RICHARD
MPS PLUMBING & TRAINING LLC
P. O. BOX 81473
LAFAYETTE, LA 70598
337-230-6891
mpsplumbing@yahoo.com
(WEBSITE) www.mpsplumbingandtraining.com

APPROVED WATER SUPPLY PROTECTION SPECIALIST PROGRAMS 

EACH APPLICANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR APPLYING DIRECTLY TO ONE OF THE APPROVED TRAINING PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:

ARKANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY
SAU-TECH STATION
P.O. Box 3499
CAMDEN, ARKANSAS 71711
(870) 574-4550

BACKFLOW PREVENTION SERVICES, LLC
799 Gardere Lane
BATON ROUGE, LA 70820
(225) 763-6960
(225) 763-6925 FAX
EMAIL: bpsllc@cox.net
WEBSITE: www.backflowpreventionservices.com

BAC-FLO UNLIMITED, INC.
P.O. Box 690053
San Antonio, TX 78269
(210) 698-0411
1-800-638-6232
WEBSITE: www.bacflo.com

IAPMO BACKFLOW PREVENTION INSTITUTE
Kim Curtis, IBU Administrative Manager
Phone: (855) 536-2800 Cell: (703) 915-9138
Fax: (703) 327-8379
EMAIL: kim.curtis@iapmo.org
WEBSITE: www.iapmobpi.org

CROSS-CONNECTION CONSULTANTS, LLC.
10365 WINDHAVEN DRIVE
BASTROP, LA. 71220
(318) 281-7511

 

LA PIPE TRADES/MCA OF LOUISIANA 
P.O. Box 51238
New Orleans, LA 70151

METAIRIE – (318) 281-7511

BATON ROUGE – (225) 355-9938

SHREVEPORT – (318) 683-1644

LAKE CHARLES – (318) 436-4373

OTHER CERTIFICATES WHICH MAY BE ACCEPTABLE BY THE BOARD ARE AS FOLLOWS:

AMERICAN BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSOCIATION (ABPA)

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SANITARY ENGINEERS (ASSE)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USL)

MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (TREEO)

TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY

TEXAS STATE PLUMBING BOARD

NATIONAL INSPECTION, TESTING & CERTIFICATION

N.I.T.C. Approved Training Providers List

EACH APPLICANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR APPLYING DIRECTLY TO ONE OF THE APPROVED TRAINING PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:

Andersen Medical Gas & Inspections
12 Place Lafitte
Madisonville, LA 70447
Phone: (985) 792-5117
or (886) 288-3783
Fax: (888) 741-6294
Contact: Chris Andersen
Life Medical Networks
5450 Dunwoody Mill Court
Atlanta, GA. 30360
Phone: (770) 551-9066
Fax: (770) 551-9631
Contact: Craig Williams
APHC
684 Colony Drive
Westerville, OH
Phone: (614) 891-9546
Fax: (614) 818-9063
Contact: Frank Czako
Holden Hospital Supply
1365 Colburn Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 841-4558
Fax: (808) 842-7648
Medical Air Systems
508 Violet Street
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (303) 279-2491
Fax: (303) 279-7132
Contact: Scott Jussel
G.J. Hopkins, Inc.
3365 Woodland Drive
Roanoke, VA 24015
Phone: (540) 982-1873
Fax: (540) 982-0655
Contact: Nate Farrell
Beacon Medical Products
13325A Carowinds Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28226
Phone: (704) 558-0854
Fax: (704) 588-4949
Contact: Mark Allen
Complaint Healthcare Tech
4600 Rockside Road #103
Independence, OH 44133
Phone: (216) 548-3619 x 13
Fax: (440) 756-1367
Contact: Scott Lisec
Medical Equipment Technology
2550 Ginger Drive
Buford, GA 30519
Phone: (770) 271-0232
Fax: (770) 945-6309
Contact: John Skinner
Jo Tech, Inc.
23 Manitoba Tr.
Indian Mills, NJ 08088
Phone: (609) 268-7580
Fax: (609) 268-9471
Contact: John Lupo
T.P. Mechanical
P.O. Box 294
Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: (614) 253-8556
Fax: (614) 251-0443
Contact: James Carlisle
Medical Gas Professionals, Inc.
15705 N. 160th Avenue
Surprise, AZ 85734
Phone: (602) 371-0229
Fax: (602) 371-0230
Contact: Brian Bernett
Medical Gas Specialists, Inc.
115 Dove Valley Lane
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: (706) 353-7125
Fax: (706) 535-3255
Contact: Jack Stein
Environmental/Medical Gas Serv. (EMGS)
103 Hunter Industrial Drive
Villa Rica, GA 30180
Phone: (770) 459-5920
Contact: Tot Darden
Medical Gas Specialists, Inc.
2695 Whisper Trail
Douglasville, GA 30135
Phone: (404) 697-0204
Fax: (706) 353-3255
Contact: Frank Rudilosso
Praxair
3101-124 Stonybrook Drive
Raleigh, NC 29304
Phone: (919) 855-9475
Fax: (919) 455-2720
Contact: Todd Hedgepeth/Keith Farrari
Med-Con
P.O. Box 244
Antioch, IL 60002
Phone: (847) 395-8844
Fax: (847) 395-8858
Contact: Ed Piet
Medigas
1655 Sycamore Avenue
Bohemia, NY 11716
Phone: (631) 563-4040
Fax: (631) 563-4187
Contact: Frank Rudilosso
M.I.E. Services, Inc.
2323 Bainbridge St. Suite 105
Kenner, LA. 70062-4108
Phone: (504) 464-9261
Fax: (504) 467-0855
Contact: Don Worth
LOCAL UNION MEMBERS should apply directly to the union
Shreveport
Local 141: (318) 671-1175New Orleans
Local 60: (504) 885-8033Baton Rouge
Local 198: (225) 356-3333

Alexandria
Local 247: (318) 442-9923

Lake Charles
Local 106: (337) 436-4373

 

Continuing Professional Education for Plumbing and Natural Gas

A COPY OF YOUR CPE CERTIFICATE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED TO RENEW YOUR LICENSE!
YOUR CREDITS WILL BE APPLIED DIRECTLY FROM THE CLASS ROSTERS!

  1. Persons receiving their initial Journeyman License in 2017 are not required to attend 2017 Journeyman Continuing Professional Education classes for 2018 renewals.
  2. Persons receiving their initial Master License in 2017 are not required to attend 2017 Master Continuing Professional Education classes for 2018 renewals; however, must still attend 2017 Journeyman Continuing Professional Education requirements for 2018 renewals because you still have to complete 4 hours.
  3. All persons seeking to renew a Journeyman License issued by the La. State Plumbing Board for 2017 are required to attend no less than four hours of a La. State Plumbing Board-approved CPE class in the prior calendar year.
  4. All persons seeking to renew a Master Plumbing License or to convert an Inactive Master Plumber’s License to an Active Master Plumber’s License for 2017 must attend no less than six hours of a La. State Plumbing Board-approved CPE class in the prior calendar year.
  5. A holder of an Inactive Master Plumber’s License who seeks to renew said license for 2017 must file an affidavit in a form provided by the La. State Plumbing Board, that they have been inactive as plumber in the previous year, and they will remain inactive and not work as a plumber for the year for which they seek to renew their license. Upon such filing with the La. State Plumbing Board, the holder of an Inactive Master Plumber’s License will not be required to meet CPE requirements.
  6. A holder of an Inactive Master Plumbers License who seeks to function as a Journeyman is required to attend no less than four hours of La. State Plumbing Board-approved CPE class in the prior calendar year in order to renew for 2017.

Certification and Re-certification for WSPS and Medical Gas

A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION AND RE-CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATE IS  REQUIRED TO RENEW YOUR LICENSE!

  1. Effective January 1, 2015, every three (3) years, all persons holding a Water Supply Protection Specialist Endorsement are required to re-certify in the Board approved industry-related re-certification program..
  2. Effective January 1, 2015, every three (3) years all persons seeking to renew a Medical Gas Piping Installer or Medical Gas Verifier License are required to re-certify in the Board approved industry-related re-certification program..

**For more information, please contact an approved service provider from the lists shown on the tabs above — class dates, scheduling and additional information.