After completing this pool technician certification course, you will be able to:
This self-paced online course format is interactive and engaging with videos, quizzes, and exercises. You have the option to purchase the full course or a specific module.
Due to licensing requirements, some states do not require the CMS course, and only require successful completion of the exam, in which case the CMS Challenge Exam is available.
The CST certification exam costs $115. Candidates must submit a completed application at least 14 days in advance of their testing date.
Test at a PHTA national, regional or chapter-sponsored education and testing event.
Test at an accredited community college or university in your area. You might need to pay an additional exam proctor fee, which could be up to $40. Contact your local community colleges and libraries to find your nearest proctored testing center.
Additional responsibilities if you test at a college or university:
“Our industry has changed so much over the last five or 10 years. If you're not constantly getting education, reading and learning more, you won't know the technology. If you want to be a professional, you have to have education.”
– Noel Conley, CSP, CST | Miracle Pool Service | Garland, TX