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CPO Class:

This is the same CPO Class as it always was. Just now, it’s completely online! You can complete the entire class, including the exam in the comfort of your own home. First, complete the online POP course. Upon registration, you’ll receive an access code and login instructions. The POP program is a minimum of 6 hours of online training that you can complete at your leisure. Includes CPO Handbook (Continental U.S. Only).

  1. Pool Operator Primer: A self-guided study designed to be completed over time at your leisure, or in one sitting.         6+ hours
  2. Live Virtual Instruction with pool industry veteran Rudy Stankowitz
  • Educational Session   4 hours
  • Lunch                           1 hour
  • Review                         1 hour
  • Proctored Exam          2 1/2 hour maximum

CPO Certification Renewal

For this online recertification option, current certification must still be valid. Self-guided online class not required/not included. eHandbook included ÔÇô hard copy available separately. You attend the virtual class only for the instructor-led sessions and CPO Class exams. A copy of your existing certificate or wallet card must be sent via email to rudy@pooloperatorcourse.com prior to class. CHOOSE ANY CURRENTLY SCHEDULED virtual class you would like to attend and include the date of the class you would like to attend when prompted for comments.

This is the same CPO Class as it always was. Just now, it’s completely online!

Are you ready for CPO? Try our ‘pre’ CPO Test: CPO (Certified Pool Operator) Certification Practice Test

CPO Class Prep

This class is open to all, regardless of who your instructor will be. No matter which class or where it is being held, our CPO Prep class is for you. The CPO Prep Class will have you prepared to do your best in your CPO Class and on the exam. Are we giving you the CPO Test Answers? Not quite, but we will be giving you all the tools necessary to quickly find and/or calculate what the questions will ask. Sign up today!

  • Calculate Pool Gallons
  • Compute chemical doses
  • Determine Saturation Index
  • Achieve breakpoint chlorination
  • Prepare Handbook for a more successful class
  • Tips on CPO Test Taking

Advanced Pool Chemistry Session (Pool Chem 104) with Pool Industry veteran and water chemistry expert Rudy Stankowitz 

In this session we will discuss

  • Aeration
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Borates
  • Dissociation of HCl
  • Acid Dissociation Constant
  • Aluminum Sulfate
  • Test Kit interferences
  • Chemical reactions
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