Industry Events and Training

The goal of FPSIE is to provide education to the swimming pool and spa industry.  We continue to offer many online and in-person training courses that help members in our industry grow.

Below is a list of Industry Events & Training available outside of FPSIE that we would like to share with you.

Don’t see the manufacturer you’re looking for or you’re a manufacturer and would like to get your events and training added to this list? Send an email to jessica@fpsie.org.


The calendar year – 2017

09/28-09/30 – Pool Industry Expo – Monterey, CA

10/4 – 10/5 – Pentair Product Training Seminar – Pala, CA

10/10-10/11 – Zodiac Academy Intermediate Training – Pleasant Hills, CA

10/10-10/11 – Zodiac Academy Intermediate Training – Riverside, CA

10/12 – Zodiac Academy Introductory Training – Plesant Hill, CA

10/12 – Zodiac Academy Introductory Training – Riverside, CA

10/14 – IPSSA’s Golftoberfest – Dark Horse Golf Club

10/17-10/18 – Zodiac Adacemy Intermediate Training – Santa Barbara, CA 

10/19 – Zodiac Academy Introductory Training – Santa Barbara, CA

10/18 -10/20 – Pentair Product Training Seminar – Reno, NV

10/25-10/26 – Zodiac Academy Intermediate Training – Culver City, CA

10/27 – Zodiac Academy Introductory Training – Culver City, CA

10/30 – Hayward Heater & Heat Pump Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

11/1-11/3 – International Pool Spa Patio Expo – Orlando, FL

11/6-11/12 – Zodiac Club P Trip – Monaco

11/16 – Waterway Products Control & Power Defender Training – 4:30 pm -9:00 pm

11/29 – National Plasters Council – Pool Finish Problems & Solutions (FPSIE Education Center)

11/30 – National Plasters Council – NPC Start-Up Certification Class (FPSIE Education Center)

11/13 – Hayward Automation Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

12/11 – Hayward VSP & Booster Pump Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

 

 

The calendar year – 2018

1/3-1/4 – Zodiac Academy Intermediate Training – Madera, CA

1/8 – Hayward Lighting & Automation With Water Features – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

1/22 – Hayward UVO3 & Chemical Feeders Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

2/1 – Zodiac Academy Heritage Training – Vista, CA

2/12 – Hayward Omni & Water Features Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

2/19 – Hayward Commercial & Cat Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

2/25 – 3/1 – Zodiac Dealer Symposium

2/27-2/28 –  Zodiac Academy Intermediate Training – Vista, CA 

3/6 – 3/7 – Zodiac Acadamy Advanced Training – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

3/7-3/8 – Pentair Product Training Seminar – Ventura, CA

3/12 – Hayward Salt Cell & Cleaner Workshop – 9 am – 12 pm – Sacramento, CA (FPSIE Education Center)

3/13-3/14 – Pentair Product Training Seminar – Las Vegas, NV

3/15-3/17 – Western Pool & Spa Show – Long Beach

 

If you would like an industry event or training added to this page, please email a request and digital flyer to info@fpsie.org

Installer Certification Program for Utility Rebate Programs in California

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Installer Certification Program for

Utility Rebate Programs

Training Course:  Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI)

 

Training accepted by:

Pacific Gas and Electric Company – Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Southern California Edison – Los Angeles Department Water Power


 UPCOMING DATES:

(Select Date for Course Information and Downloadable Flyer)

  • 04/27/17 English – Sacramento, CA – Download flyer

  • 05/11/17 English – Gardena, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • 05/25/17 English – Lancaster, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • 05/31/17 English – Fresno, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • 06/14/17 English – San Juan Capistrano, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • 06/23/17 English – Riverside, CA – Download flyer

  • 07/19/17 English – Glendora, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • 07/21/17 English – San Fernando, CA – Call to sign-up on waiting list

  • Additional 2017 Courses to be scheduled soon

 

CAEI Regular Tuition: $249 (View course details for available scholarships)

CAEI Recertification Tuition: $199

All Day Course – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)

 

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Seating is limited, so register early! 

Please note:  Children under the age of 16 shall not be permitted to attend or participate in our Adult Education seminars and workshops.

For additional information, contact FPSIE at (916) 922-8895 or email info@fpsie.org. 

Transfer/Cancellation Policy:

In the event you cannot attend a course, please contact us immediately.  A substitute student/contractor is welcome and recommended. Refunds are unavailable but you may transfer to another course at no charge up to 3 business days prior to the course.  Thereafter, a $50 cancellation fee will be assessed.

Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®) Courses

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The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s CPO® Course is internationally recognized and provides foundational training for anyone involved with swimming pools and spas. Maintenance, staff and management; engineers; commercial pool owners; Health Department staff and management; retail staff – literally everyone involved, in any capacity, with swimming pool/spa operation, can benefit from this concentrated training. Upon successful completion of the course and passing the examination, graduates are registered as NSPF Certified Pool/Spa Operators® and are entitled to substantial benefits, some of which are:

  • 16 APSP Certification credit hours,
  • 1.8 Continuing Education
  • Units (CEU), and the right to display and advertise the CPO® designation.

 

The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s requires CPO® Certification to be completed either by attending a 2-day in-person classroom course or by completing a blended format which requires completion of the online Pool Operator Primer™ and a one day in-person classroom Pool Operator Fusion™ course.  Both options require an open book written examination.

FPSIE Tuition Options:

Tuition: $225 per person – Pool Operator Primer

Tuition: $164 per person – Pool Operator Fusion (Requires Pool Operator Primer Certificate of Completion)

Tuition: $289 per person – CPO® Re-certification ( Current CPO® Certification must not be expired)

Tuition: $389  per person – Choose between 2-Day Classroom or Online/Classroom Blended Training

  1. 2-Day Classroom CPO® Certification Course
  2. CPO® Certification Blended Training – Pool Operator Primer plus Pool Operator Fusion

* Inquire about association & other discount programs

Training Course Schedule

(SELECT DATE FOR COURSE INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADABLE FLYER)

Registration In Advance Is Preferred 

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Buy a Brick Sponsorship Opportunity!

Are you wanting to become a FPSIE supporter? FPSIE is offering a unique opportunity. For a $200 donation, you or your company can become a permanent fixture at FPSIE. Your donation will go a long way toward the
success of the school, but will also place an engraved brick or tile in the hallowed halls of FPSIE. As an early supporter of the new school, you’ll be recognized as a visionary of industry education for years to come.

Brick Sponsorship Form

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New Course: APSP Certified Maintenance Specialist

The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals

Certified Maintenance Specialist® Course (CMS) is internationally recognized advanced training for anyone involved with swimming pools and spas. This particular presentation of the CMS class offers  a unique opportunity for students to participate in the very first FPSIE classroom presentation of this course. As Chairman of the APSP Service Council, this “make-over” of the prior APSP Tech – I® Course has been one of  Professor FPSIE’s major projects over the past several months. He and fellow council members along with APSP staff have recorded thousands of hours of volunteer effort to make this entry level course beginner friendly yet comprehensive and fast-paced enough even for the seasoned professional attending just for certification. So, whether a complete pool/spa novice or a seasoned veteran wanting certification, this is for you.

Tuition:

  • $995   no association membership
  • $795   with approved industry association membership
  • $695   with APSP membership

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Reservation information:

Contact: Carole Dittmer

(916) 922-8895

Carole@fpsie.org

Upcoming Courses

2010-2011 Course Schedules

Download our complete course schedule here. You may also register online.

Download the complete pricing list.

AQUATIC ENERGY AUDITOR

11/09/2010 Download Course Flyer
12/14/2010
01/06/2011
02/23/2011
04/26/2011
05/21/2011

APSP – CERTIFIED MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST (CMS)Includes 5-day course, books, and testing

03/14/11–03/16/11 (Days 1 thru 3)
03/21/11–03/22/11 (Days 4 thru 5)

BASIC HYDRAULICS & SYSTEM COMPONENTS

12/10/2010

FPSIE – BASIC WATER CHEMISTRY

03/14/11

FPSIE – BASIC ELECTRICITY *

12/06/10
03/16/11

FPSIE – HEATER & CONTROLLERS MAINTENANCE *

03/22/11

FPSIE – SAFETY, CUSTOMER SERVICE & CONSTRUCTION *

03/21/11

FPSIE – SYSTEM COMPONENTS HYDRAULICS *

03/15/11

NSPF – CERTIFIED POOL OPERATOR (CPO)
11/22/10–11/23/10 Download Course Flyer
12/20/10–12/21/10
01/04/11–01/05/11
02/17/11–02/18/11
04/16/11–04/17/11
05/24/11–05/25/11
06/21/11–06/22/11
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Sponsorship

FPSIEAre you wanting to become a FPSIE supporter? FPSIE is offering a unique opportunity. For a donation to the school, you or your company can become a permanent fixture at FPSIE.