Certified Pool Operator Course Description
The CPO® certification course is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. The Certified Pool/Spa Operator®
certification program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and
spa industry since 1972, resulting in more than 282,000 successful CPO® certifications in
64 countries.Many state and local health departments accept the CPO® certification.
2 Day CPO® Course Information -Cost $320
The 2 day CPO® certification program run 8:30 to 5:00 both days and covers all 18
chapters from the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook as well as local state codes.
This dynamic setting offers direct interaction with our knowledgeable instructors which
are generally providing pump room repairs, inspections and pool maintenance/services
everyday. The two day course requires students to take a open book exam where the student must achieve 75% minimum. Pass the open book exam and earn a CPO® certification.
The two day class includes covered topics such as:
- Liability & Risk Management
Pool Operator Primer (CPO Online)
The online training program is the first step to earning CPO® Certification. It Covers all 18 chapters of the NSPF Pool/Spa Operator® Handbook. It can also be an excellent
stand-alone education tool in the fundamentals of pool operation. This online curriculum
follows the 18 chapters in the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook, which is provided.
Students have access to the Pool Operator Primer online course for six months, which gives
them the opportunity to review the material many times.
Successful completion of the Pool Operator Primer earns a Record of Completion. If you
choose to pursue the CPO® Certification, contact Aquatic Pool Inspections to enroll
in a Pool Operator Fusion™ class within six months of completing the Pool Operator Primer.
Pool Operator Fusion (Day 2 of CPO Class)
This one-day class is offered by Aquatic Pool Inspections and is an economical and
convenient way to achieve the CPO® Certification. This one-day class can either be the
second day of any two-day classroom certification course, or it can be a stand-alone one- day Pool Operator Fusion™ class.
Sign up for a Fusion class by contacting Aquatic Pool Inspections. Students must present a Pool Operator Primer™ Record of Completion and successfully complete the Pool Operator Fusion™ to obtain a CPO®Certification.