Industry Certifications

The Show offers your whole team a convenient way to earn must-have industry certifications in order to stay competitive in today’s market. Plus, with licensing requirements becoming the norm throughout the United States and especially in the Northeast (including Connecticut and New York), these certifications provide a great opportunity to meet education requirements needed to obtain your license and operate within the requirements of state laws.


APSP CERTIFIED MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST® (CMS)

Sunday, January 21
1 pm – 5 pm
Monday, January 22
8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, January 23
8 am – 5 pm
Wednesday, January 24
8 am - 12 pm

NESPA/ APSP Member: $500 | Non – Member: $575

APSP CERTIFIED HOT TUB TECHNICIAN (CHTT)

Sunday, January 21 
1 pm – 5 pm

Monday, January 22  
8 am – 5pm

Tuesday, January 23  
8 am – 5pm


NESPA/ APSP Member: $375
Non – Member: $450

The APSP Hot tub Technician Manual required for CHTT

APSP CERTIFIED SERVICE TECHNICIAN® (CST)

Sunday, January 21
8 am – 5 pm
Monday, January 22
8 am – 5pm
Tuesday, January 23
8 am – 5pm
Wednesday, January 24
8 – 12 pm

NESPA/ APSP Member: $625 | Non – Member: $750
The 4th Edition APSP Service Technician Manual is required for the CMS.* 
Meets education requirement for the Contractor’s (SP-1) and Journeyman (SP-2) Licenses in Connecticut, and the Swimming Pool Service license in Rockland County, NY.

APSP POOL AND SPA CONSTRUCTION COURSE®
(PSCC)

Sunday, January 21 | 1 pm – 5 pm
Monday, January 22 | 8 am – 5pm
Tuesday, January 23 | 8 am – 5pm
Wednesday, January 24 | 8 am – 12pm

NESPA/ APSP Member: $1095
Non – Member: $1295

The 3rd Edition APSP Builders Manual is required for the PSCC.* 

Course meets CEU requirement needed to apply to take the APSP Certified Building Professional (CBP) exam. 

The CBP is required for the Swimming Pool Builder’s License in Connecticut as well as Rockland, Suffolk and Nassau Counties in New York State. If you are taking the PSCC and would like to take the CBP exam, you must contact APSP at 703-838-0083 x274 to apply and register for the exam prior to arriving at the Show..

NATIONAL PLASTERERS COUNCIL START-UP
CERTIFICATION 

Monday, January 22 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NESPA/ APSP Member: $375
Non – Member: $375

Attendees must provide their own chemical test kit.

 

NATIONAL PLASTERERS COUNCIL START-UP 
RECERTIFICATION

Wednesday, January 24 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All course materials and Exam fee included

NESPA/ APSP Member: $285
Non – Member: $285

NATIONAL SWIMMING POOL FOUNDATION CERTIFIED
POOL OPERATOR (CPO)®

Sunday, January 21  &
Monday, January 22 
Time - 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Calculator required.

NESPA/ APSP Member: $325
Non – Member: $325

The National Swimming Pool Foundation’s CPO course provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques and skills of pool and spa operations. The certification program includes training on pool and spa chemistry, testing, treatment, filtration, maintenance, automatic feeding equipment, and government requirements.