What is CPO® Certification?
A CPO®, or Certified Pool/Spa Operator®, is a person who has successfully completed a specific course of instruction sanctioned by the  National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF). The NSPF is a national non-profit organization dedicated to aquatic health and safety, and is the leading educator for professionals who service and operate public and private pools and spas. 
What is Covered in the Course Instruction?
The CPO® Certification course is based on the perspective of aquatic health and safety, and is designed to give individuals knowledge, techniques, and skills they need to operate and service public and residential pools and spas. The course instruction includes: 
• Pool water contamination               disinfection,and balance
• Methods to calculate pool
     water volume
• Methods to calculate proper            chemical dosages
• Pool water circulation,
     filtration, and hydraulics
• Pool facility management and
     troubleshooting
• Pool facility management
• Governmental regulations 
     and guidelines concerning
     pools and spas
• And more
Who Should Have CPO® Certification?
Anyone who is responsible for managing, supervising, and/or servicing
 a public or private aquatic facility (such as backyard pools, public pools, homeowner's association pools, hotel pools, YMCA pools, school pools,
 and more) should seek Certified Pool/Spa Operator® Certification.

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health requires that "Any person engaged in ... cleaning, servicing or maintaining ... public and private pools ..."  must be certified.  The CPO® Certification course is a prerequisite for this certification.  Click here to learn more about the  L.A. Department of Public Health's swimming pool technician program.
Continuing Education Units
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The NSPF's CPO® Certification program qualifies for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.
Steve Donohoe, owner of Another Perfect Pool, is the Certified Pool/Spa Operator® Instructor.

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Schedule and Registration Form
Anaheim
    Superior Pool Products
    4900 E. Landon
    Anaheim, CA  92807
  (Thursday & Friday)
  • February 11-12 
  • April 7-8
  • June 9-10
  • August 11-12
  • October 6-7
  • December 1-2

Canoga Park
   Superior Pool Products
   21320 Deering Cr.
   Canoga Park, CA 91304
​  (Thursday & Friday)
  • August 25-26

El Cajon
    Superior Pool Products
    1973 Friendship  Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92020
​   (Thursday & Friday)
  • May 19-20
  • September 8-9

Indio
   Superior Pool Products
    83-925 Fir Ave.
    Indio, CA 92201
​   (Thursday & Friday)
  • September 22-23

Palm Desert
​    Superior Pool Products
​    75-060 Mayfair
    Palm Desert, CA 92211
​​  (Thursday & Friday)
  • June 23-24

Riverside
    SCP Distributors
​    780 Columbia #1
    Riverside, CA  92597
​   (Thursday & Friday)
  • May 5-6
  • October 27-28

San Juan Capistrano
    SCP Distributors
    33012 Calle Perfecto
    San Juan Capistrano
   (Thursday & Friday)
  • February 25-26
  • July 7-8

Santa Clarita
   Hasa Inc.
    23119 Drayton St.
    Saugus, CA  91350
  (Thursday & Friday)
  • April 21-22
  • December 15-16

Vista
    Superior Pool Products
    2510 Pioneer Avenue
    Vista, CA 92081
  (Thursday & Friday)
  • March 24-25
  • July 21-22