Next Class:

June 18th & 19th, 2016

Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados

certified pool & spa operator ® certification 

course information

To receive the CPO® Certification, students are required to participate in either a two day class taught by a NSPF® certified instructor or the blended format.  The blended format combines the online Pool Operator Primer™ and one day of the Pool Operator Fusion™ class of instruction.

At the end of the second day, students take an open book examination.  The passing grade is 75% or higher.  The CPO® Certification is valid for five years.

Some of the topics covered in the CPO® Certification program includes:  Pool and Spa Chemistry, Essential Calculations, Filtration, Water Balance and the Saturation Index.


The CPO® Certification courses are designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations.

The Certified Pool & Spa Operator® Certification program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since 1972.  There are over 300,000+ successful CPO® Certifications in more than 93 countries around the world.

certified pool & spa operator ® certification