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.

2018-2019 Onsite Courses:

  • Aquatic Energy Auditor (AEA) – 1 Day Course
  • Basic Electricity Certification (BEC) – 1 Day Course
  • Basic Water Chemistry (BWC) – 1 Day Course
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) – 2 1/2 Day Course
  • Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer (CAEI) – 1 Day Course
  • Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) – 3 Day Course
  • Pool Operator Fusion – 1 Day Course


Industry Trade Association members may qualify for substantial discounts.

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.


Event Venue Date Price Description
12/11/18-12/13/18 - Professional Pool & Spa Operator - Sacramento, CA FPSIE
  • December 12, 2018 8:00 am

Professional Pool & Spa Operator (PPSO) Course The PPSO Professional Pool & Spa Operator certification course is the industry’s new premier program for commercial swimming pool operators, managers, engineers, service company professionals, health officials and facility owners. Register early to receive an introductory offer. Date: December 11, 2018 to December 13, 2018  – Downloadable Event Flyer TRAINING Continue reading→

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12/12/18 - Basic Electricity Certification Course - Canoga Park, CA SPP - Canoga Park
  • December 12, 2018 4:00 pm

This course is designed for anyone servicing or maintaining a swimming pool or is around any trade with electrical systems. Recognizing basic electrical functions and hazards is most important. Topics of this course include: electrical safety, basic electrical terms, theory & components; basic electrical systems; circuits & functions; and controllers.   Date:  December 12, 2018 Continue reading→

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12/13/18 - Certified Aquatic Equipment Installer - Canoga Park, CA SPP - Canoga Park
  • December 13, 2018 9:00 am
  • Re-certification Tuition (Registrant must have taken course with us before) $149.00 (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→

01/15/19 – 01/17/19 National Swimming Pool Foundation’s CPO® Course – Sacramento, CA FPSIE
  • January 15, 2019 12:00 pm
  • CPO® Tuition $389.00 (USD)
  • 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→

01/15/19 - Water Chemistry and Best Practices Seminar by Orenda Technologies - Sacramento, CA FPSIE
  • January 15, 2019 6:00 pm
  • Free Seminar & Dinner $0.00 (USD)

Join us for an evening with the Orenda Technologies Professionals Free Seminar & Dinner Tuesday – January 15, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm DOWNLOADABLE/PRINTABLE FLYER Seating is Limited!  Register Here online! Please direct seminar questions to Kirk Wissbaum at (503) 804-9303Continue reading→