Pool School

NSPF Certified Pool Operator Courses

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Welcome to Pool School
Training Certified Pool Operators

Upcoming Class Dates 

Please call if you are interested in hosting a class for any of the following dates

  • January 19 and 20, 2021 - Smithfield Aquatic Center, Smithfield, NC [Spanish translator available upon request]
  • February ??, 2020 - location open, call if you would like to schedule a class at your site
  • March 15 and 16, 2021 - Brushy Mountain Community Center, Moravian Falls, NC [Spanish translator available upon request]
  • April ??, 2021 - location open, call if you would like to schedule a class at your site 

  • Cost - $300 which includes book and certification fees
  • Each student receives 16 hours of instruction by a Certified Instructor specifically trained to communicate the basic skills necessary to operate a pool or spa facility. The course is intensive and covers water chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, government requirements, etc. Each student must pass an written examination in English to be certified. 
  • Translation to Spanish is available for some classes upon request.
  • Certification: Graduates will receive a certificate, suitable for framing, and a wallet card issued by the National Swimming Pool Foundation. The wallet card is a miniature version of the certificate and carries the graduate's personal CPO registration number. Certification is valid for 5 years.
  • DAY 1
    8:30 - 9:00 am Registration
    9:00 - 12:00 pm Class
    12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
    1:00 - 5:00 pm Class
  • DAY 2
    9:00 - 12:00 pm Class
    12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
    1:00 - 2:00 pm Review
    2:00 - 5:00 pm Certification Examination
  • The on-line and one day Fusion version of the course is available upon request - call if you are interested in this option.
  • Within two weeks of each course date, registrants will receive a letter detailing the location of the course and other pertinent information for the course.
  • Instructors -  Terri Stroupe, retired Aquatic Facilities & Program Director, Raleigh Parks & Recreation Dept., Raleigh, NC; NSPF CPO Instructor for 29 years; 38 years in water safety and aquatic management.
  • For further details, call: (919) 208-8708

To register please download this form, fill it out and email it to info@ncpoolschool.com

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