The Certified Pool & Spa Hot Tub Technician® program covers the essentials of servicing portable and permanently installed hot tubs and spas and equipment repair and replacement.
To become certified as a CHTT (Certified Hot Tub Technician®), you must complete the CHTT course and take the CHTT Exam. An additional registration form and $115 fee for the CHTT Exam is required. The CHTT Exam is 75 minutes long, open book, with 50 multiple-choice questions. You must score 75% or better to pass.
|Unit||Number of Questions|
|Unit 1: Safety and Health||2 questions|
|Unit 2: Practical Knowledge for Technicians||3 questions|
|Unit 3: Electrical Systems||7 questions|
|Unit 4: Pump and Equipment Systems||9 questions|
|Unit 5: Control Systems||8 questions|
|Unit 6: Heaters & Accessories||7 questions|
|Unit 7: Water Chemistry||14 questions|
|50 questions total|
Candidates must submit a completed application at least 14 days in advance of their anticipated testing date.
At an accredited community college or university in your area. Additional proctoring fees may cost up to $40. Contact your local community colleges and libraries to find your nearest proctored testing center. You will be responsible for scheduling an appointment for testing. You will need to provide PHTA with your name, mailing address, and exam date.
Please contact PHTA at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on the CHTT exam and application process.
This self-paced online format is interactive and engaging with videos, quizzes, and exercises. You have the option to purchase the full course or a specific module.
Application for recertification is due on or before December 31 of the year your certification expires. Failure to recertify by that time, or by the end of the 90 day grace period (April 1 of the following year), will result in a late fee being applied to your certification. Up to 1 year past your certification expiration, you will need to reapply for certification, submit proof of total continuing education hours, and pay the recertification fee and the late penalty. For questions or clarification, please contact PHTA at email@example.com or 703-838-0083 ext. 144.