The Certified Pool-Spa Operator® program has delivered more training than any other program in the pool and spa industry since 1972, resulting in more than 200,000 successful CPO® certifications in 44 countries. The CPO® certification program is widely accepted by health departments. The CPO® Handbook, 2007 Edition, has been updated to include the most current information available, including the addition of metric calculations.
Instructors receive comprehensive training and certification to teach the CPO® certification program. These instructors repre- sent every segment in the aquatic industry including operators, health officials, serv- ice professionals, builders, manufacturers, property managers, retailers, and academicians. The training these instructors provide has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities.
Training classes have been carried out across the globe, including the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, China, Mexico, Iceland, Taiwan, and Australia.
The NSPF® is a non-profit foundation that encourages healthier living through aquatic education and research
The CPO® certification program is the leading education and certification program for pool and spa operators, providing a front-line defense to protect the public.
To help reduce disease outbreaks and to promote health through aquatics, the Foun- dation has funded grants and fellowships to:
SSG pools has a CPO trainer on staff who is available to provide the CPO training that may be required for your facility. Please contact us for more information on CPO training.