Service Industry Training

Course Details & Registration Information

Certified Pool Operator
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 153 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
242141 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 03/12/2021 03/13/2021 B. Everhart $195.00 2/10
242143 Public Safety Education Campus 04/16/2021 04/17/2021 B. Everhart $237.00 7/10
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This introductory course focuses on swimming pool and spa operations, based on NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation) recommendations. It includes essential calculations; filtration; heating and air circulation; chemical testing and chemical feed and control; water circulation, contamination, disinfection, and balance; maintenance systems; troubleshooting; record keeping; local and state regulations and guidelines; spa and therapy operations; pool and spa management; facility safety; and facility renovation and design.
Course Objectives
  1. Upon successful completion of the course students will be certified to operate a swimming pool and/or spa in accordance with National requirements. Additional local or state certifications may be required.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Pool and Spa Management,Water Contamination,Water Disinfection,Water Balance,Local/State Regulations and Guidelines,Essential Calculations, Chemical Testing,Chemical Feed and Control,Water Circulation
  2. Pool and Spa Filtration,Heating and Air Circulation,Span and Therapy Operations, Facility Safety, Keeping Records, Maintenance Systems,Troubleshooting, and facility renovation/design. Review before exams.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Certified Pool/Spa Operator® Certification Program from the National Swimming Pool Foundation
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Certified Pool/Spa Operator® Certification Program.
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Battery Powered Calculator,Pen/Pencil,Highlighter,notepad,photo id.All other supplies are provided.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. Student must get a score of 45/60 to pass.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Certified Pool &Spa Operator.
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Employment of certified pool operators is projected to grow 14 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects will be best for those seeking part-time or seasonal recreation jobs.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Pool Maintenance
  • Pool Attendant
  • Pool &Spa Managers
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Course Contact Information
Sameer Pawa