The Certified Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®) certification program is the world's leading education and certification program for keeping pools safer and keeping them open. Over 400,000 students have been trained since 1972.
CPO certification provides individuals with the knowledge, techniques, and skills required for proper pool operations. This course is available as both a blended training program or completely virtual (completely online), and is also eligible for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Students will learn how to:
Reduce risks in and around the water
Prevent drowning, recreational water illness, suction entrapment, evisceration, diving accidents, electrocutions, chemical hazards, and slips and falls
Address regulatory guidelines including local & state codes.
Maintain disinfection and water balance
Manage water problems
Perform troubleshooting, chemical testing, and record keeping
Manage chemical feed systems
Utilize automation and technology
As a resource, each student will receive the Certified Pool & Spa Operator Handbook. This is an invaluable reference manual for aquatic professionals, pool and spa operators, health officials, service technicians and property managers. This handbook features:
Full color throughout
Color-coded chapter identification
Expanded keyword index and table of contents
Mathematical and calculation guides
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