We have more than 30 years of experience in commercial hot tubs, spas and pools. We work with the beginner and the experienced aquatic professional through certification.
So you have your CPO certification, now what? Or you are an experienced CPO, but you have a water issue that you've never seen before, now what? Whether it's training or customized solutions, we're here to help.
CPO courses are now open.
What is new in the aquatics industry? What are the professional organizations that will support me? Where can I find out about current codes and regulations? What are my options to provide service training for my staff? Look on our blog below or send us an email for the most current issues in aquatics.
At QPO certificate training is provided in association with PHTA.
All certificates are issued by PHTA.
The mission of PHTA is: The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance protects and advances the common interests of the industry by providing education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge and profitability.
You may visit PHTA for more information.
Your virtual online course includes
The virtual online course is self paced in that you can complete a module at different times inline with your schedule and learning style.
Office Hours are available through Zoom conference calling. Office hours provide further instruction and time with your instructor.
STEP 1 Register Online click the REGISTER button and then receive your next step email and invoice for your course.
courses now open for registration
this virtual online course is for the new CPO to qualify for their 5 year certification Click REGISTER below
this virtual online course is for the experienced CPO to renew their 5 year certification Click REGISTER below
this onsite course is for the organization that desires to provide individual training for CPO certification staff and training for their pool/spa system
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For students enrolled to receive their CPO certification for the first time, Office Hours are mandatory. Office Hours will provide further instruction and an opportunity for Q&A covering all modules. These are scheduled on Wednesdays @9am-1pm MST.
October 6 or 27 November 10 or 17 This is a Zoom call.
For students enrolled in the CPO course, these are the upcoming dates for the final exam and certification. The 8 virtual online modules must be completed before the Final Exam. These are scheduled on Wednesdays @2-4pm MST.
October 6 or 27 November 10 or 17
You will receive an Email with the link to take your final exam.
Rusty Fausnaugh is a swimmer.
Aquatics has been his life since taking American red cross swimming courses as a youth. Most valuable swimmer on his high school swim team and being awarded a scholarship to swim in College, he chose instead to attend a school closer to home and began operating pools and teaching swim lessons at the end of that adventure.
In the early 90’s, after working for municipalities to teach and operate their pools in Colorado and New York, he got an opportunity to work on construction and help people operate their pools as he had in the 80’s.
All around the southwest United States, he has demolished, constructed, started up and provided training on every type of facility and every type of swimming pool component.
Teaching swimming, lifeguarding and water safety is one skill, but becoming a CPO instructor for the National Swimming Pool Foundation in the late 90’s opened up a whole new dimension for his pool service, supply and construction business. He and his partner operated this business, employing dozens of people over the years.
A regular attendee of the World Aquatic Health Conference and avid seeker of training opportunities from all manufacturers of pool equipment, he has consulted, installed, and tested most of the products available to operators for safe operation of their facilities. He continues to find new ways to live in aquatics and find new and different ways to incorporate water in his life.
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We look forward to working with you!
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