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In-Person

In-person courses include PHTA-hosted events as well as industry conferences and tradeshows.

CBP

January 22-24
The Pool & Spa Show
Atlantic City, NJ
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

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This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for the Certified Builder Professional (CBP) exam. Attendees spend three days with a team of expert faculty, learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry.

This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional. The CBP meets license requirements in Connecticut, New Jersey & Long Island, New York.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.

Instructors:

CBP

March 1-3
NESPA Headquarters
Hamilton, NJ
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

Register

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for the Certified Builder Professional (CBP) exam. Attendees spend three days with a team of expert faculty, learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry.

This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.

Instructors:

Hotel Information:

PHTA and NESPA are reserving a block of rooms for this event at Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton, 960 US Highway Route 130, Hamilton NJ 08960. The block rate is be $131/night plus taxes. Click here to reserve your room with the PHTA/NESPA rate. Reservations must be made by February 14 to receive the discount.

For information about the hotel, please visit the Homewood Suites website.

CBP

March 20-22
Master Pools Guild
Birmingham, AL
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

Register

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for the Certified Builder Professional (CBP) exam. Attendees spend three days with a team of expert faculty, learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry.

This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.

Instructors:

Hotel Information:

The class will be held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel, located at 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL 35244. For information about the hotel, please visit the Hyatt Regency Birmingham website.

Master Pools Guild has reserved a block of guest rooms at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham at a special group rate of $169 per night, plus taxes. Click here to make your reservation. Rooms at these special rates are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

Virtual

CBP

December 5-8
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

Registration is now closed. If you are interested in taking this course, please email Lisa Ryckeley.

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for the Certified Builder Professional (CBP) exam. Attendees spend four afternoons with a team of expert faculty, learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. The course concludes with an interactive walkthrough of a complex project from start to finish. This program is designed to move each student through all phases of concrete pool construction in great detail, unlike anything else offered in the industry.

This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss Basic Pool Plumbing, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
  • Define Layout, Forming & Excavation, Infrastructure Coordination, Shotcrete, Waterproofing.
  • List Basic Tile & Coping, Concrete Decking, Pre-Plaster Preparation, Cementitious Pool Finishes.
  • Discuss Startup, Punch List & Project Closeout, Project Profile.

Instructors:

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