Certified Pool Operator (CPO)-Spanish

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
8:30 AM (EST)
to Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/2/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/2/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Time: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm | Registration begins at 8:15 am
Instructor: Angel Garcia, PHTA Certified CPO Instructor
Continuing Education Credit: 6.00 CEC’s

Please note: This course will be taught and the test will be administered in Spanish only.

According to Florida Law 64E-9.018,

"An individual who services a public pool by maintaining the cleanliness, water quality, and chemical balance of public pools shall be certified. To be certified an individual must demonstrate knowledge of public pools…(and) shall attend a training course of national recognition that is approved by the department of at least 16 hours in length and shall pass a test acceptable to the department."

The certification curriculum will cover information regarding proper pool chemistry, mitigating physical hazards, facility management, general safety, risk, and liability topics among others. Please note: The CPO certification is only valid for 5 years. 


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* Registration open until 2/2/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/2/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Class Pricing

  • APASS Subscriber: $350
  • Members: $400 
  • Non-members: $450

Meet Your Instructor

Angel Garcia

Angel Garcia has nearly 20 years of experience in maintenance with expertise in training and management. He is a certified CPO instructor through PHTA. Angel is a graduate of Florida Metropolitan University where he obtained a Bachelor's of Business Administration. He worked onsite for over 10 years as a Maintenance Supervisor and Corporate Trainer with Camden Property Trust. Angel currently serves as a Maintenance Trainer for Hines. 

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