Education Tracks

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Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification Course (Day 1 of 2)


This 2-day program is presented in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). Demystify the science and art of water-quality maintenance and pool management while earning your AFO certification in this comprehensive program for pool and park managers. Participate in lectures, view audio-visual presentations and analyze a variety of technical and reference materials. […]

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification Course (Day 1 of 2)


The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance’s (formerly the National Swimming Pool Foundation’s) two-day workshop is designed to provide the knowledge necessary to operate and manage public pools and spas. The CPO class is widely accepted by health departments and fulfills the local and state requirements for certification for pool service technicians as defined in many […]

Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification Course (Day 2 of 2)


For more information, see Day 1 description.

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification Course (Day 2 of 2 & Blended Course)


For Day 1 of 2 In-Person CPO® Certification course information, click here. CPO CERTIFICATION BLENDED TRAINING The NSPF® Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO®) Certification program is available as a blended training program.  The Course combines online curriculum with one day of classroom learning and testing that is also Day 2 of the 2 Day In-Person Course. Pool […]

WWA Advanced Water Quality Certificate Course


Some have described the WWA’s Advanced Water Quality Certificate Course as an AFO or CPO course on “steroids,” as the information far exceeds the basic knowledge offered about operating typical swimming pools in the certification classes. Let’s face it, waterparks place a very high workload on most all of the water treatment systems including water […]

WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance School


The WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance Workshop will feature top industry experts presenting topics designed to help waterpark operators improve their maintenance programs. You will have the opportunity to challenge a panel of experts to help solve even your toughest operational issues. Whether you are experienced with waterpark operations and looking to up your technical knowledge or […]

The Year of the Leak – Maintenance Disasters, Successes & Solutions Round Table


This session is not to be missed by anyone who works with or touches the maintenance of his or her waterpark. If you are new to the industry, bring your challenges. If you are an industry veteran, bring your expertise and solutions. This session will begin with some maintenance humor then turn into a round […]

Developing A Team-Focused Process For Maintenance Resolution


Empower your team to assist in the resolution of maintenance concerns pertaining to facilities and attractions.  Discover how implementing processes that engage not only your top level leadership, but your whole team can help easily identify, document and resolve maintenance items throughout your park more efficiently.  Learn how a cooperative, collaborative effort can help improve […]

Control Panel: How Modern Controllers & Automation Can Save Money & Increase Safety


This session will feature a panel of industry experts including representatives from a large waterpark, as well as leading manufacturers and designers. Discussion will focus on how controllers are currently being used and opportunities to use them to their full potential, which can lead to cost savings and increase the safety of operations. The session […]