The NSPF CPO Certification Course is a 2 day training course providing practical knowledge concerning the operation of public and commercial swimming pools. This is a non-commercial course conducted by professionals experienced in the operation, management and design of public pool facilities. Those wishing CPO Certification must complete an examination in addition to course completion.
Calculation of gallonage and turnover rates
Filtration systems including mechanics of soil entrapment, backwashing, etc.
Pumps, flowmeters, heaters and other system components
Chlorination and superchlorination
Alternatives to chlorine for sanitation and oxidization
pH factor, its importance and control
Prevention of eyeburn
Techniques of water balance to prevent scale
Development of individual dosage charts
Algae prevention and control
Getting the most out of your filter
Chemical feed systems and tips to keep them running
Developing a preventative maintenance system
Handling hazardous chemicals
Pool covers; saving natural gas
Spa and therapy pool operation
Concepts of disinfection
Special considerations for fiberglass pools
Health and safety codes
Although this course is generally intended for the hands on operator, there is a wealth of information that will be useful to aquatic supervisors and recreation and maintenance directors. Our common goals are to provide practical knowledge to assist your personnel in reducing the cost operating your swimming pools.
Enrollment is limited in size for a maximum effectiveness and participation. Registrations are accepted in the order in which they are received. Early registration is advised.