Certified Pool Operator (CPO)-Bilingual Class

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
8:30 AM (EDT)
to Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
* Registration open until 4/17/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 4/17/24 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 both English and Spanish. 

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. 


 Sponsorships are available for this course!Please click "Register Now" to secure your Sponsorship!


* Registration open until 4/17/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 4/17/24 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Class Pricing

  • APASS Subscriber: $350
  • Members: $400 
  • Non-members: $450
    (Payment must be received on or before the 1st day of class)

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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