Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

The CPO® Certification course is a detailed, 2-day, 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 Pool & Hot Tub Alliance It is taught by Andy Hines who has more than 30 years of experience in the pool industry.

This course includes topics on:

  1. Pool & Spa Management
  2. Maintenance & Operation
  3. Regulations, Codes, and Guidelines
  4. Facility Safety
  5. Filtration & Circulation
  6. Contamination & Disinfection
  7. Water Chemistry & Testing
  8. Troubleshooting
  9. Spas & Warm Water Pools
  10. And Much More

Registration Details:

Classes are held at North Austin YMCA 1000 W. Rundberg Ln. Austin TX 78758, Austin, TX 2022

Class dates

  • March 10-11
  • April 21-22
  • May 19-20 (FULL)
  • October 20-21 (FULL)

Course Cost: $325.00, plus applicable taxes. A seat in the class is reserved once payment is received. Classes do fill up, so make the payment as soon as you register.

Late registration: If registration and fee are not received at least two weeks prior to class, there will be a $40 fee added for late registrations as we have to expedite class material for late registrants.

Cancellation: $75.00 Cancellation Fee will apply to all cancellations within 7 days of class start.

How to Register?

Register Online

Use the form below to register online. Once you complete registration, you will receive an email confirming your registration. In that email there will be a link to pay online or you can mail a check to our office. If multiple people from your property will be attending, use the form below to register them one at a time. If paying online, you can pay for all attendees in a single transaction. If paying by check, you can send one check for all attendees.

Download And Print The Registration Form

Download the registration form, fill it out and mail it to our office with payment. If multiple people from your property will be attending, fill out a registration form for each of them and mail all the forms and one check to our office. Please contact our office with any questions about the CPO Course or registration. 512.873.8565