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CPO Certification

CPO Class (2 Day Class)

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM (CST) to Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 5:00 PM (CST)

Event Details

This course is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to operate & manage public pools & spas. The PHTA (NSPF) Certified Pool & Spa Operator class fulfills the local & state requirements for certification for pool service technicians as defined in more than half of the states in the US. Certification requires 16 hours of classroom instruction and a passing score on the exam. Certification is valid for five years.

▶ Regulations & Guidelines▶ Regulations & Guidelines▶ Swimming Pool Calculation▶ Filtration & Circulation▶ Pool Water Contamination▶ Disinfection

▶ Chemical Feed & Control▶ Chemical Feed & Control▶ Pool Water Testing▶ Spas & Warm Water Pools▶ Pool Management▶ Pool & Spa Maintenance

▶ Pool Operation Problems▶ Pool Operation Problems▶ Renovation & Modernization▶ Disease & Accident Prevention

Registration Fee Includes: PHTA Handbook, PHTA Exam Fee, Hard Copy Certificate, and Lunch Both Days

Optional Study Prior to Class: PHTA’s Pool Math Workbook may help some students prepare for the CPO class. This $10 workbook can be ordered prior to your class from To access a digital version of the full CPO Handbook to review prior to the class, please email (There will be a $70 non-refund-able fee when digital materials are requested.)

Please Bring to Class: Photo ID, Calculator (not smartphone), Highlighter, and #2 Pencils.

For More Information:

Jennifer Weaver
Jennifer Weaver
Executive Administrator GBAA (205)545-7703