CPO® certification courses are 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 program. The CPO® certification program includes pool and spa chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, and government requirements. The CPO® certification is valid for five years from date of successful completion of the course.
Widely accepted by local and state authorities
Covers topics necessary for pool operations including a section for local and state codes
The CPO® certification is recognized nationally and internationally
Gives participants a better undderstanding of the operator's role in pool care, management and risk reduction
All participants must be 16 years of age in order to participate in the course and be issued certification.
Some local health departments charge a fee to obtain the license. This fee is not included. Fees are created and payable to local health departments.
*Fusion Class - Pool Operator Primer® must be completed before the first day of the fusion class. Pool Operator Primer online access codes will be emailed after registration and payment is process.