Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
9:00 AM (EDT)
to Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
* Registration open until 3/10/23 at 4:00 PM ()
* Registration open until 3/10/23 at 4:00 PM ()

Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Time: 8:30 am– 5:00 pm | Registration begins at 8:15 am
Instructor: Lauren Broom PHTA Certified CPO Instructor, Space Coast Pool School
Continuing Education Credit: 6.00 CEC’s

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."

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 3/10/23 at 4:00 PM ()
* Registration open until 3/10/23 at 4:00 PM ()

Class Pricing

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

Lauren Broom is the owner of Space Coast Pool School, LLC for the past 10 years. She attended the University of Central Florida earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. Currently a Registered Sanitarian (certification in public health), Lauren has over 16 years experience in the inspection of commercial pools in Florida as a commercial public pool inspector from the Florida Department of Health, along with recreational waterborne disease outbreak investigations. Lauren holds a spot on the PHTA CPO Advisory Board and a spot on the PHTA-2 Standard Writing Committee. She also is a adjunct instructor at Valencia College.

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