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.
Calendar year – 2017
If you would like an industry event or training added to this page, please email a request and digital flyer to firstname.lastname@example.org
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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
(Select Date for Course Information and Downloadable Flyer)
02/21/17 Bilingual-English/Spanish – Palm Springs, CA – Course Flyer
03/06/17 Bilingual-English/Spanish – Sacramento, CA – Call for Details
03/24/17 Bilingual-English/Spanish – Santa Barbara, CA – Course Flyer
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)
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 email@example.com.
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.
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
- 2-Day Classroom CPO® Certification Course
- 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)
- February 28-March 2, 2017 – Redding– 3-Day Classroom Course
- March 2, 2017 – Redding- 1-Day Classroom Fusion (Note: Requires a Certificate of Completion from the online Pool Operator Primer™ course – Call to Register)
- March 15-17, 2017 – Sacramento – 3-Day Classroom Course
Registration In Advance Is Preferred
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.
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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.
- $995 no association membership
- $795 with approved industry association membership
- $695 with APSP membership
Contact: Carole Dittmer
2010-2011 Course Schedules
AQUATIC ENERGY AUDITOR
11/09/2010 Download Course Flyer
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
FPSIE – BASIC WATER CHEMISTRY
FPSIE – BASIC ELECTRICITY *
FPSIE – HEATER & CONTROLLERS MAINTENANCE *
FPSIE – SAFETY, CUSTOMER SERVICE & CONSTRUCTION *
FPSIE – SYSTEM COMPONENTS HYDRAULICS *