CERTIFIED POOL & SPA OPERATOR CPO® CERTIFICATION
National Swimming Pool Foundation CPO® Certification
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Aquatics/facility Managers
- Health Department staff
- Hotel and Apartment Maintenance Staff
- Condominium Management
- Pool Company Service Techs
- Municipality Maintenance Staff
WHAT PAST STUDENTS HAVE SAID
The Certified Pool/Spa Operator® certification program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since 1972, resulting in more than 282,000 successful CPO® certifications in 64 countries. (according to nspf.org) The CPO® Training Course teaches an abundance of information to train staff members or individuals required to work with pools. It covers topics such as pool and spa chemistry and calculations, state and federal regulations, energy conservation, water sanitizing and testing, maintenance, troubleshooting and much more. Upon successful completion, participants will have a better understanding of an operator's role in pool management and care. The course takes two consecutive days to complete with an open book, open note test at the end.
*Certification is valid for 5 years.*
CPO INSTRUCTOR BRIAN DIGLIO
Brian Diglio has been servicing pools in Connecticut for over 30 years and is the President of Blue Wave Pool Service and Supplies located in Hamden, CT. Blue Wave Pool has received numerous service company awards of excellence by the Northeast Spa and Pool Association under his direction. Brian has twice served as the President of the Connecticut chapter of the APSP® (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals®), and for several years served as Education Chairman. He has instructed for the APSP® Tech One and Tech Two classes. He also has helped the state as a subject matter expert for their license testing and has spoken at health department classes. He is a National Swimming Pool Foundation® CPO® Certification holder, inspector and instructor.
CPO INSTRUCTOR KENNY RODRIGUEZ
Kenny Rodriguez has been working with Blue Wave since 2008. He quickly became a team leader out in the field, and his increased role brought out his teaching qualities. His certifications include NSPF® CPO® Certification holder, inspector, and instructor, APSP® (Association of Pool and Spa Professionals®) CMS® (Certified Maintenance Specialist®) and CST® (Certified Service Technician®) and holds a CT SP-2 License. With all of these certifications and field experience he has the ability to connect with his students and provide real world examples. Kenny teaches classes fully in Spanish, but can also offer help in English to his students.