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

The calendar year – 2019

September 2019

09/13-09/15 – Capital Valley IPSSA’s Annual Santa’s Summer Getaway – Pollock Pines, CA – Click Here for Details

09/19-09/21 – Pool Industry Expo – Monterey, CA – Click Here For Details

October 2019

10/01-10/02 – NSPF Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Course – Sacramento, CA – Click Here to Register

10/09 – PHTA San Diego Chapter Meeting – Featured Topic – The Internet: The Good, Bad and Ugly –  San Diego, CA – Click Here For PHTA Calendar of Events

10/09 – Basic Electricity Certification (BEC) Course – Canoga Park, CA – Click Here to Register

10/10 – Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) Course – Canoga Park, CA – Click Here to Register

10/12 – IPSSA Region 1 Golftoberfest – Auburn, CA – Click Here for Details and to Register

10/16-10/18 – World Aquatic Health Conference – Williamsburg, VA –   Click Here for More Details

10/23 – Sacramento City IPSSA Open House – Sacramento, CA – Click Here for Details

10/24-10/25 – Pentair Product Training Seminar – Reno, NV –  Click Here for Details

November 2019

11/14-11/15 – Zodiac Academy Technical Training – Sacramento, CA – Click Here for Details

December 2019

12/11 – PHTA San Diego Chapter Meeting – Featured Topic – Holiday Social Event and Networking –  San Diego, CA – Click Here For PHTA Calendar of Events


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


Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®) Courses


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



Soil Fixes for swimming pools

August 27th  –  FPSIE Headquarters –  Steak, Baked Potatoe, and Paul Reilly

What an evening!  Only $20 covers it all.

Paul Reilley is the man to think of when you think of soil.  Come see him in action putting knowlege in your head that will produce dollars in your bank account.  HOW CAN YOU LOSE?

Contact Carole at for reservation only 54 slots