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 at FPSIE and 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 info@fpsie.org.


The calendar year – 2020

January 2020

01/21 – CPSA Webinar on Video Marketing your Pool Business, with Real Returns Click Here for Details

01/22-01/25 – Southwest Pool & Spa Show – Houston, TX – Click Here for Details

01/25 – IPSSA 30th Annual Region 7 Table Top Show, San Diego, CA – Click Here for Details

01/28-01/30 – The Pool & Spa Show – Atlantic City, NJ – Click Here for Details

February 2020

02/03-02/05 – Southeast Pool & Spa Show – Nashville, TN – Click Here for Details

02/04-02/05 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – Vaughan, ON – Click Here to Register

02/05-02/06 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – Lisle, IL – Click Here to Register

02/06 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – Ottawa, ON – Click Here to Register

02/11-02/12 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – East Windsor, NJ – Click Here to Register

02/12 – FPSIE Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) Recertification Course – Sacramento, CA – Click Here to Register

02/12-02/13 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – Tucson, AZ – Click Here to Register

02/13 – FPSIE Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) Course – Sacramento, CA – Click Here to Register

02/14-02/15 – Everything Under the Sun Expo – Orlando, FL – Click Here for Details

02/18-02/19 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – St, Louis, MO – Click Here to Register

02/19 – FPSIE Basic Electricity Certification (BEC) Course – Canoga Park, CA – Click Here to Register

02/20 – FPSIE Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) Course – Canoga Park, CA – Click Here to Register

02/22 – El Dorado IPSSA’s Trap Shoot – El Dorado, CA – Click Here for Details

02/25 – Raypak Regional Training – Sunnyvale, CA – Click Here for Details

02/26 – Raypak Regional Training – Concord, CA – Click Here for Details

02/26-02/27 – Pentair Equipment Training Workshops – Temecula, CA – Click Here to Register

02/27 – Raypak Training – Click Here for Details

March 2020

3/12-03/13 – Midwest Chapter Show – Details Coming Soon

03/12-03/14 – Western Pool & Spa Show – Long Beach, CA – Click Here for Details

April 2020

04/03-04/05 – Fishing With FPSIE – Valley Springs, CA Details Coming Soon

04/17 – SCP – Fresno 48 Customer Appreciation  with Vendors Click Here for Details 

 

 

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

 

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

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A CURRENT LIST OF CLASSES

 

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

DOWNLOAD THE COURSE FLYER

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