Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification
2-day CPO Certification Course
Florida Sheriff's Association2617 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5405
Certified Pool Operator (CPO)
During this two-day course, you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to obtain your CPO certification. Students will learn about:
- Regulations & Guidelines
- Swimming Pool Calculations
- Filtration & Circulation
- Pool Water Contamination
- Chemical Feed & Control
- Pool Water Testing
Why do I need to obtain this certification? Per Florida State Statute (64E-9.018): An individual who services a public pool by maintaining the cleanliness, water quality, and chemical balance of public pools shall be certified. To be certified an individual must demonstrate knowledge of public pools…(and) shall attend a training course of national recognition approved by the department of at least 16 hours in length and shall pass a test acceptable to the department.
The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) certifies those persons who successfully complete the 16 hours of Certified Pool-Spa Operator instruction & pass the examination. The standard CPO class is taught over a 2-day period. The CPO certification is valid for 5 years. The course is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to operate & manage public pools & spas. The Certified Pool-Spa Operator class fulfills the local & state requirements for certification for pool service technicians as defined in many states, including Florida.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be received via electronic correspondence sent to firstname.lastname@example.org at least five (5) business days prior to the event. Late cancellations and no-shows WILL be charged the full-invoiced amount.
For More Information:
Tallahassee, Florida 32312
United States 850.201.2922
Class Day Details: The information outlined below applies to both days of the course.
- The class will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
- Students must arrive at least 15 minutes early for registration check-in.