computerThe online course covers all 18 chapters in the Pool/Spa Operator® Handbook.  There are 8 online lessons associated with the CPO® Certification course. There is a test at the end of each lesson, for which you must achieve a 100% on each, otherwise you have to review material again and retake the test. You can take up to 6 months to complete the online.  You can sign in and out as many times as you want.  Once you complete all the lessons, you are then able to print a certificate of completion for the online portion. You then have 6 months to complete your training with an instructor and take your exam. This certificate must be presented at the Day 2 classroom training in order for admittance and to take the exam. The cost is $150.00.

Day 2 consists of attending a classroom session after successful completion of the Day 1 online training to take your exam. You must present your online completion certificate in order to attend the class. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. You have 6 months from completion of your online training to complete your training with an instructor and take your exam.  The cost is $200.00
For both days, the cost is $350.00 

If you are taking the online certification and need Pesticide Applicator credits in the State of Pennsylvania, you will be awarded six (6) core credits-00, four (4) category 18 credits and four (4) category 24 credits. Once you complete the training, you need to print out your certificate of completion, along with your pesticide applicator license number, and return to Pool Operation Management so we can submit it to the Department of Agriculture.

Once you have purchased and paid for the online training through Pool Operation Management, click here to access your training.

What our students are saying:

Thank you for all your assistance and awesome communication! I liked the cyber training compared to classroom time. (It was my first time and I would choose it again for more credits.) - L. Eaton, Washington, PA

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