The Certified pool operator course, now offered virtually. 
In person courses will be limited going forward.

CPO classes presented by Armando Esparza

Award-winning instructor  

       Commercial pool service available in the

Sacramento area call for a quote



In class room  courses offered throughout California , Western Nevada, & S. Oregon.

Pool and Hot Tub Alliance's

Certified Pool operator course



Below are the materials that are provided with registration in a CPO course. If you need an extra copy of any of the books they are available for purchase.  

Course options

Certified Pool Operator Handbook Only

(SKU #12-000)

If you just need a copy of the book

Price: $75.00


 Tax & shipping will be applied to all book orders.

Books will be shipped within 24 to 48 hours for all orders

Certified pool operator course workbook

(SKU #12-001)

This workbook accompanies the CPO course. It has examples of all of the math problems which are covered in the CPO course. It also has examples of the comprehension questions that are on the CPO exam. 

Price: $25.07

Pool Math workbook

(SKU #12-002)

Use this book to learn how to calculate:

Pool surface area

Pool water volume

Chemical dosage amounts

Saturation index

Filter surface area

Flow rate

Filter flow rate capacity

Turnover rate

Heater sizing

Spa water draining frequency

Make-up water amount

Maximum user load

Total dynamic head


Price: $19.99

Certified Pool Operator Course (Spanish)

(SKU #10-002)

 Includes PHTA certified pool operator manual in Spanish along with our math workbook.Student must pass certification exam to obtain certificate. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for certificate to arrive from PHTA.

Please note which class you would like to attend

Price $350.00

Certified Pool Operator Course (RETAKE ONLY)

(SKU #10-004)

If you did not successfully pass the exam you are eligible to retake the exam at this rate. Student must bring their copy of the CPO handbook. Otherwise an additional $65.00 fee will apply. 




Rescheduling Fee

Student was not able to attend the dates that their class was scheduled for.

Price: $22.50

This price only valid for a refresher course. A student that is recertifying there certification. With the stipulation that there certification has not as of yet expired. (Refresher course) 

$250.00 (SKU #13-000)

Please email for details. 

Basic training class

(SKU #10-006)

Just what you need to know 

The basics of pool maintenance presented at your property

4 hour class covering

Module 1 Water Balance

Module 2 Disinfection

Module 3 Water testing (Poolside)

Module 4 Circulation (Pump room)

Module 5 Facility safety

Minimum of five people in attendance

Handbook included

Only available in Sacramento area

Price: $249.99 up to five in attendance

$49.99 per person for each additional person in attendance

call  to setup a class at your property