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What is CPO Certification?

A CPO® Certification provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills to manage pool and spa operations. This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities. The PHTA® Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®) Certification program, the world's leading verifiable pool and spa training credential, is available as a blended (online and in-person) training program. The CPO® Certification program is also eligible for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  The CPO® certification is valid for 5 years.  Please see our FAQ's page for more information on the class, the certification, the exam, fees, etc.  For information on the different class formats we offer, visit our course formats page.  See a list of upcoming classes and register online here!  



Pool & Spa Management, Regulations & Guidelines, Essential Calculations, Pool Water Contamination & Disinfection, Water Balance, Pool & Spa Water Problems, Chemical Testing & Chemical Feed & Control, Water Circulation & Filtration, Heating & Air Circulation, Spa & Therapy Operations, Facility Safety & Record Keeping, Troubleshooting, and Facility Renovation & Design

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