Onsite Courses

The Foundation for Pool and Spa Industry Education (FPSIE) defines Onsite Courses as courses conducted with a live instructor.  Courses are generally held at the FPSIE Education Center or at a pool/spa distribution center.  If you or your organization would like the FPSIE Education Center to conduct a course in your area, contact us with the specifics so we can discuss further.

2015 Onsite Courses:

  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) – 2 1/2 Day Course
  • Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) – 1 Day Course
  • Pool Operator Fusion – 1 Day Course
Industry Trade Association members may qualify for substantial discounts.
Example:  APSP – IPSSA – UPA

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.


  • September 17, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is for students who have taken the Pool Operator Primer™ within the past 6 months. Successfully complete a 1-day class led by a certified instructor to earn a CPO® certification. The Pool Operator Fusion onsite course is the last step towards receiving your Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate.  This one day review course […]


  • October 13, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Installer Certification Program for PG&E Rebate Program Training Course:  Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) Seating is limited, so register early! Date: October 13, 2015  –  Course Flyer Location: Fairfeild Inn & Suites – Hayward Time:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Breakfast/Registration 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Lunch 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cost: $199 less PG&E & FPSIE […]


  • Day 1
    October 20, 2015
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    October 21, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    October 22, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]


  • November 17, 2015
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 18, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 19, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]


  • Day 1
    December 15, 2015
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    December 16, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    December 17, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]


  • Day 1
    January 19, 2016
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    January 20, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    January 21, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]


  • Day 1
    February 23, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    February 24, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    February 25, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]


  • Day 1
    March 22, 2016
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    March 23, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    March 24, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 […]