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 EPA Lead-Based Paint Certification
2020 Training Course Schedule


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2020 EPA Accredited Lead-Based Paint Training Course Schedule

Lead Inspector, Risk Asssessor,
Supervisor & Project Designer of Lead Abatement Projects

Note: Louisiana State University (LSU) Department of Continuing Education, Professional Development Division discontinued the EPA Lead-Based Paint Certification classes owing to the cutbacks at the University. The Department turned over all the training responsibilities to Deborah Brandt, who had been their principal instructor for the lead courses since 1994, in order to continue providing the same high standards of training to their students.

Courses are accredited by:

Louisiana DEQ: Lead Training Provider #JTP118242
Texas Department of State Health Services: License #20451
Mississippi DEQ: Training recognized through reciprocity with Louisiana
Alabama: Courses approved through 6-01-20. Download the approved lead trainer list from the AL Safe State link at bottom of the page
Oklahoma: Contact OK-DEQ, Air Quality Division for approvals (405-702-4160)

(All class rosters are filed with the lead divisions in the above states)

Environmental and Occupational Safety Training

Most Courses Run From 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
We try and hold the Refreshers the same week every year.

Supervision of Lead Abatement Projects - 32 Hours

November 11-14, 2019
Contact us to be put on notification list for the next class

Lead Supervisor Refresher
8 Hours

January 9,2020


March 2, 2020


July 09, 2020


October 15, 2020



Lead Project Designer Initial
Prerequisite: Lead Supervisor Initial
8 Hours

Contact us for dates $495

Contact us to be put on notification list for the next class

Lead Project Designer Refresher
4 Hours

January 7-9, 2020


March 2-4, 2020


July 7-9, 2020


October 13-15, 2020



Lead Inspector Initial
24 Hours

September 24-26, 2019
Contact us to be put on notification list for the next class

Lead Inspector Refresher
8 Hours

January 07, 2020


March 03, 2020


July 07, 2020


October 13, 2020


Lead Risk Assessor Initial
Prerequisite: Lead Inspector Initial
16 Hours

November 25-26, 2019
This class is full. If you would like to be put on a notification list for our next class, please contact us..

Lead Risk Assessor Refresher
8 Hours

January 08, 2020


March 04, 2020


July 8, 2020


October 14, 2020


Download Lead Course Registration Form        

The 2019-2020 lead classes are scheduled to be held at the following designated hotel:

Location:    Clarion Inn & Conference Center / Mike Anderson's
                    1500 West Hwy 30, Gonzales LA 70737
                     I-10 Exit #177, located mile east of exit
                     Hotel Phone: 225-647-8000

Alternate:    Holiday Inn Express & Suites
                     2806 West Hwy 30, Gonzales LA 70737
                     I-10 Exit #177, located mile west of exit
                     Hotel Phone: 225-743-8000

Note:  When you call for reservations, please let them know that you are with the Brandt Instruments group. We receive a special room rate for anyone attending the classes. The Internet reservation site and the national reservations phone desk do not have the meetings information.

Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is made, so please remember this all-important step when reserving your lodging.

Brandt Instruments, Inc.
Environmental & Safety Training

18568 Oak Grove Pkwy.
Prairieville, LA 70769

Program Coordinator & Instructor: Deborah J. Brandt, MA
Instructor: Laurence R. Durio, CIH

Phone: 225-673-6776 / 800-337-6291  /

Inspector: Conducts surface-by-surface investigations to determine the presence of lead-based paint in buildings before, during and after lead-based paint work. Performs inspections, clearance testing after abatement, samples paint, dust and soil, prepares reports explaining results of investigations.

Risk Assessor: Performs all the duties of an Inspector, in addition, evaluates the types & severity of lead-based paint hazards before, during and after lead-based paint work. Performs inspections, lead hazard screens, risk assessments, clearance testing after abatement, samples paint, dust and soil, interprets sample testing results, explains options for reducing lead-based paint hazards. Course prerequisite: Lead Inspector.

Abatement Supervisor: Implements and supervises lead-based paint abatement site work practices. Submits required abatement notification forms. Prepares occupant protection plans and abatement reports.

Lead Project Designer: Prepares abatement project designs, occupant protection plans, and abatement reports. Oversees and evaluates lead-based paint abatement work to ensure that contract plans and specifications are followed. The Designer must be proficient with reviewing inspections and risk asssessments and understand available methods of abatement, as this knowledge is essential to being able to prepare workable plans to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards in a residential dwelling or child-occupied facility.
Course prerequisite: Lead Abatement Supervisor (Should also have taken Inspector & Risk Assessor classes)

Abatement Worker:
Performs lead-based paint abatement work under the direction of a certified Abatement Supervisor. Adheres to work practice standards.

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State Lead-Based Paint
Accreditation & Certification Web Sites
Download State Lead Rules & Certification Forms

  1. Louisiana DEQ:

  2. Mississippi DEQ:

  3. Oklahoma DEQ:

  4. Texas Department of Health

  5. Alabama Department of Health

    The links above are to the state lead pages where you can download applicable state
    regulations, lead certification application forms & submittal instructions.

LSU Asbestos Certification Courses

We do not teach the asbestos certification courses. The contact for the LSU coordinator for the asbestos classes is:

W.M. Johnson (Del)
Program Coordinator
Professional Development
LSU Continuing Education
Louisiana State University
1215 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

(225) 578-0287
(225) 578-6324 FAX
"Del Johnson" <>

Course Registration Desk
(225) 578-2500

The LSU web link to the environmental & safety management classes is:


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Brandt Instruments, Inc. 
    18568 Oak Grove Parkway 
    Prairieville, LA  70769 
Phone: 225-673-6776
    Fax: 225-673-6725

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