Certified Pool Builder & Design Professional Pathway

The PHTA Certified Pool Builder & Design Professional Pathway, powered by GENESIS®, is an education and certification career pathway designed to build on your foundation of knowledge so that you can become a Certified Master Pool Builder & Design Professional.

This certification sets the standards of excellence for professional builders and service professionals, providing consumers protection and confidence.

This pathway offers you a way to obtain official third-party validation of your knowledge and skills, which you can use to market yourself and your business.

Please note: Although the four levels of certification must be achieved in order, the required courses can be taken in any order.

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Click here to watch an overview of the Pathway

Choose a badge below to learn more about each level of the PHTA Certified Pool Builder & Design Professional Pathway:

Certified Builder Professional

Certified Advanced Builder Professional

Certified Expert

Certified Master


Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Strategic Partners:

  • Biolab
  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • Heritage Pool Supply Group
  • Lou
  • Lyon Financial
  • Pentair
  • WatkinsWellness
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