A CPO®, or Certified Pool/Spa Operator®, is a person who has successfully completed a specific course of instruction sanctioned by the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance. The PHTA is a national non-profit organization dedicated to aquatic health and safety, and is the leading educator for professionals who service and operate public and private pools and spas. Conveniently available in person or online, the PHTA® Certified Pool & Spa Operator®(CPO®) Certification program is also eligible for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CPO® Certification is valid for five years.
WHO SHOULD GET CERTIFIED?
The Certified Pool Operator Course (CPO) course is for anyone who is responsible for managing, supervising, and/or servicing a public or private aquatic facility such as: backyard pools, public pools, homeowner's association pools, hotel pools, YMCA pools, school pools, and more. This course meets Southern Nevada Health District Qualified Pool Operator requirements for commercial operators.