Why Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification?
Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification is required by health departments to operate a public swimming pool or hot tub/spa. The CPO certification provides training in water chemistry, mechanical operations, filtration, pool safety, hot tubs/spas, etc. (For specifics, see the complete outline below.) The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) CPO certification is accredited in most Canadian provinces and 105 countries around the world.
Two formats are available: in-class (2 days / 16 hours) or blended learning (fusion), by completing the Pool Operator Primer (8 hours online) plus attending class (1 day / 8 hours). Successful completion of an open-book exam is required to achieve certification. The CPO certification is valid for 5 years.
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