Education/Training

Courses and Schedules

Below are the current course offerings. These include both online and in-house courses.

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Industry Trade Association members may qualify for substantial discounts.

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Event Venue Date Price Description
Certified Pool/Spa Inspector - Online Course Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $65.00 (USD)

Health Inspectors can learn how to better implement consistent and effective inspections. Pool operators can learn what inspectors examine when inspecting.

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Pool Operator Primer (POP)
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $225.00 (USD)

The first step in becoming a Certified Pool Operator (CPO ®).

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Aquatic Facility Audits Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $65.00 (USD)

Learn how to provide a safe environment for facility staff and patrons. This course is a must for every facility’s risk-management plan.

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Aquatic Play Feature Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $65.00 (USD)

Learn how to protect yourself and facility patrons by becoming more knowledgeable about management of facilities with water features.

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Aquatic Risk Management
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $65.00 (USD)

Learn how to reduce injuries and liability risks in and around facilities through the implementation of a risk management plan.

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Basic Electricity Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $199.00 (USD)

Increase your income substantially by developing capability to install electrical swimming pool & spa equipment.

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Basic Hydraulics & System Components Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $199.00 (USD)

Professor FPSIE and Mr. Hydraulics (Fred Hare) modeled this course after the classroom training that they’ve been presenting nationally for years.

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Heaters, Controllers & Maintenance Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $99.00 (USD)

Understanding Heaters, Controllers and Maintenance adds huge revenue to your income.

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Safety, Customer Service & Construction Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am

One of the skills needed for a successful career in the Swimming Pool Industry is good communication capability with customers and suppliers.

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Anti-Sexual Harassment for Employees Online
  • May 1, 2014 8:00 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

Communicating with members of the opposite sex, if done inappropriately, can lead to employment problems and potential bad effects inside the business. The goal of this course is to train employees to recognize, to report, and to prevent incidents of sexual harassment in the workplace.Continue reading→

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Home Pool Essentials® (HPE) Online
  • May 2, 2014 12:00 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

The HPE course is an ideal way to help a new pool/spa owner learn the basics of pool/spa operation and safety. Many builders and retailers provide this third-party training to their customers as a risk-management strategy to prevent “failure to warn” claims. For more information, go to: www.HomePoolEssentials.org. (Includes 32-page PDF resource guide/book)Continue reading→

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Basic Water Chemistry Online
  • May 2, 2014 1:05 am
  • Price $99.00 (USD)

A swimming pool technician’s primary responsibility to their customers is to help provide safe conditions both around and inside their pools and spas.

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Anti-Sexual Harassment for Managers
  • May 2, 2014 8:45 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

Communicating with employee members of the opposite sex, if done inappropriately, can potentially destroy a business.

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Basic Respiratory Protection
  • May 2, 2014 8:55 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

This course can save lives especially when working with hazardous chemicals such as chlorine and acid.

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Behavior-Based Safety Online
  • May 2, 2014 9:00 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

Learn to apply the principles of hazard elimination, personal contribution, injury prevention, and self-evaluation when implementing behavior-based safety in a workplace.Continue reading→

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Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) Online
  • May 2, 2014 9:10 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

Help employers provide a safe and healthful work environment for their employees and minimize the possibility of employee exposure to blood borne pathogens.

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DOT Hazardous Materials General Awareness Online
  • May 2, 2014 9:10 am
  • Price $19.95 (USD)

Learn the basic requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT)

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DOT Training for Drivers of HAZMAT Shipments Online
  • May 2, 2014 9:15 am
  • Price $24.95 (USD)

This course provides DOT required training for HAZMAT employees who “drive a motor vehicle containing hazardous material” including highway-specific training.

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National Plaster Council - Cementitious Interior Finishes "A New Perspective" - Sacramento - November 29th FPSIE
  • November 29, 2017 4:00 pm
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join the National Plaster Council (NPC) for an in-depth training on pool finish problems and solutions. When: November 29th at 4 pm Learn about Cementitious Interior Finishes “A New Perspective” from Plaster Expert – Greg GarrettContinue reading→

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National Plaster Council - Preventing Interior Pool Finish Issues - Sacramento - November 29th FPSIE
  • November 29, 2017 6:30 pm

Join the National Plaster Council (NPC) for an in-depth training on pool finish problems and solutions. When: November 29th at 6:30 pm Learn about Preventing Interior Pool Finish Issues from Plaster Expert – Greg GarrettContinue reading→

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National Plaster Council - Start-Up Certification Class - Sacramento - November 30th
  • November 30, 2017 8:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join the National Plaster Council (NPC) for an in-depth training on pool finish problems and solutions. When: November 30th at 8 am Get Certified By Plaster Expert – Greg Garrett of the National Plaster Council. To Register Visit: www.npconline.org For more details view course flyer Here.Continue reading→

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APSP Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) - December 5-6, 2017 - Sacramento, CA FPSIE
  • December 5, 2017 8:30 am
  • APSP Member Tuition $665.00 (USD)
  • APSP Non-Member Tuition $865.00 (USD)
  • Advanced Training Day (Optional) $150.00 (USD)

Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) Training Course Date: December 5-6, 2017 (Optional Advanced Training Day on December 7, 2017) Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM (All Days) Location: FPSIE Education Center – Sacramento, CA Tuition:  APSP Member Tuition – $665 Non-Member Tuition – $865 Optional Advanced Training Day for APSP Members and Non-Members – $150 DOWNLOAD – EVENT FLYER Continue reading→

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Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) – 12/07/17 - Canoga Park, CA SPP - Canoga Park
  • December 7, 2017 8:30 am
  • Scholarship Tuition (First 20 Registrants) $50.00 (USD)
  • Regular Tuition $249.00 (USD)

Installer Certification Course Qualifies For Various California Utility Rebates Training Course:  Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) This certification course is intended for those who wish to participate in utility rebate programs by replacing single-speed or two-speed pumps with Variable Speed Pool (VSP) Pump.  You will learn the science and math related to VSP pumps, Continue reading→

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Hayward Pumps & VSPs Hands-On Workshop - Sacramento - December 11th FPSIE
  • December 11, 2017 9:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join Us For A Special Hands-On Workshop! December 11, 2017 – 9 am – 12 pm Hayward Pumps & VSPs Hands-on Workshop For additional information, contact Ryan O’Riley at (916)880-0174 or Johns Adams-Handy at (916)826-8214Continue reading→

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National Swimming Pool Foundation’s CPO® Course - December 13-14, 2017 - Sacramento, CA FPSIE
  • December 13, 2017 8:30 am
  • CPO® Tuition $389.00 (USD)
  • CPO® Tuition $389.00 (USD)

      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 Continue reading→

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Hayward Lighting & Automation with Water Features Hands-On Workshop - Sacramento - January 8th FPSIE
  • January 8, 2018 9:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join Us For A Special Hands-On Workshop! January 8, 2017 – 9 am – 12 pm Hayward Lighting & Automation with Water Features Hands-on Workshop For additional information, contact Ryan O’Riley at (916)880-0174 or Johns Adams-Handy at (916)826-8214Continue reading→

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Hayward HydroRite UVO3 & Chemical Feed Systems Hands-On Workshop - Sacramento - January 22 FPSIE
  • January 22, 2018 9:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join Us For A Special Hands-On Workshop! January 22, 2017 – 9 am – 12 pm Hayward HydroRite UVO3 & Chemical Feed Systems Hands-on Workshop For additional information, contact Ryan O’Riley at (916)880-0174 or Johns Adams-Handy at (916)826-8214Continue reading→

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Hayward Omni Hands-On Workshop - Sacramento - February 12 FPSIE
  • February 12, 2018 9:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join Us For A Special Hands-On Workshop! February 12, 2017 – 9 am – 12 pm Hayward Omni Hands-on Workshop For additional information, contact Ryan O’Riley at (916)880-0174 or Johns Adams-Handy at (916)826-8214Continue reading→

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Hayward Salt Systems & Cleaners Hands-On Workshop - Sacramento - March 12th FPSIE
  • March 12, 2018 8:00 am
  • Tuition $0.00 (USD)

Join Us For A Special Hands-On Workshop! March 12, 2017 – 9 am – 12 pm Hayward Salt Systems & Cleaners Hands-on Workshop For additional information, contact Ryan O’Riley at (916)880-0174 or Johns Adams-Handy at (916)826-8214Continue reading→

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