About CPO

The CPO® Certification course is a detailed, 16 hour class with an open book examination. It is the most recognized pool and spa certification in the United States and is sponsored by the National Swimming Pool Foundation®. It is taught by Andy Hines (English) and Fred Soto (Spanish). Each have more than 25 years experience in the pool industry. Vea la información del CPO en inglés

cpo course

This course includes topics on:

  • Codes and Regulations
  • Liability and Risk Management
  • Filtration and Circulation
  • Water Chemistry and Testing
  • Spas and Warm Water Pools
  • Maintenance and Operation
  • Care of Seasonal Pools
  • Energy Conservation
  • Disease and Accident Prevention
  • And Much More!

Student comments:

“Captures attention with a death grip and doesn’t let go.”
“Andy knows his stuff and has a fun sense of humor that keeps the class interesting.”
“Informative, up-to-date and hands-on.”
“Deep knowledge - answered every question asked.”
“It was presented in a way that I actually understood the material.”
“You are a fabulous teacher and an inspiration for this field.”
“Fred knows all of the ‘ins and outs’ of his profession."

Fee is $325.00, plus applicable taxes and must be received no later than two weeks prior to class date. Late registration is available for an additional $40.00 if there is space. Late registration means the fee is not received at least two weeks prior to class. There is a $75.00 cancellation fee if not cancelled by one week (7 days) before the class.

 

Registration Details:

Classes in English and Spanish are held at North Austin YMCA
1000 W. Rundberg Ln. Austin TX 78758, Austin, TX
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English CPO Register and pay online
May 11-12, 2017
October 12-13, 2017
Spanish CPO Register and pay online
Junio, 22-23, 2017 (Español)
Octubre 5-6, 2017 (Español)
Classes in English and Spanish are held at North Austin YMCA
1000 W. Rundberg Ln. Austin TX 78758, Austin, TX