Certified Pool Operator


All classes begin at 8:30 am conclude at 5:00 pm. Classes held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Fee includes instruction, handouts, break snacks, and lunch. Participants must make their own arrangements for hotel room and evening supper, should an overnight stay be necessary. Instructors are Pool & Hot Alliance national award recipient, David Peters, and nationally certified Matthew Carrico.

This course is approved for 1.3 CEU towards CPRP or CPRE (Certified Park and Recreation Professional).

Certified Pool and Spa Operator Schools
(National Swimming Pool & Spa Foundation Course)

» Fee: Full Course: $250/person - Non IPRA Member
» Fee: Full Course: $220/person - IPRA Member
» Fee:
Fusion Course: $325/person - (includes online access with password, manual, classroom day two, day two open book exam). Online will take approximately 8-10 hours to complete. This option is unavailable seven (7) days prior to in-class
» Fee:
CPO Manual (edition 2017): $50 - (includes shipping and handling)



  • School #1

    October 15 & 16, 2019 | Pzzaz/Fun City | Burlington, Iowa

  • School #2

    November 5 & 6, 2019 | Best Western Plus (Longbranch Hotel) | Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • School #3

    December 10 & 11, 2019 | Best Western Plus | Davenport, Iowa

  • School #4

    January 14 & 15, 2019 | Best Western Plus | Dubuque, Iowa

  • School #5

    January 28 & 29, 2020 | Hilton Garden Inn - Cedar Falls, Iowa

  • School #6

    February 11 & 12, 2020 | Hilton Garden Inn | Sioux City, Iowa

  • School #7

    February 25 & 26, 2020 | Adventureland Inn | Altoona, Iowa

  • School #8

    March 10 & 11, 2020 | Radisson Hotel & Conference Center | Coralville, Iowa

  • School #9

    April 7 & 8, 2020 | Best Western Holiday Lodge | Clear Lake, Iowa

  • School #10

    April 28 & 29, 2020 | Best Western Plus (Longbranch Hotel) | Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • School #11

    June 16 & 17, 2020 | Best Western Plus (Starlite Village Motel) | Fort Dodge, Iowa

  • School #12

    August 4 & 5, 2020 | Quality Inn & Suites | Ames, Iowa

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