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C201 GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

October 3-5 | Charlotte, NC
AQUA Live
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member
 
This 3-day intensive school encompasses all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered within the school 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. This course fulfills the educational requirements for the CBP Exam. Upon course completion, students can apply and schedule their exam time.


E211: Fluid Hydraulics for Pools & Spas  

October 4-5 | Charlotte, NC
AQUA Live
16 hours | 1.6 IACET | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,790 PHTA Member | $2,290 Non-Member

During this 2-day session, you will develop a basic understanding of the hydraulic principles in order to design more efficient and  serviceable hydraulic systems. This class is required education for the Advanced CBP certification.


AQUA Live  

October 5-7 | Charlotte, NC

AQUA Live is a three-day business event where the pool and spa industry’s most successful professionals share their stories; teach the practical tactics they have learned from firsthand experience; and connect proactive buyers with the business strategies, new profit centers, and products they need to be successful.


North Carolina Chapter Member Social / Finally Reunited!  

October 5 | Charlotte, NC
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join the PHTA North Carolina Chapter for a social gathering during AQUA Live! There will be food, fun, door prizes, raffles, and more. This event will be at Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo, 220 East Trade St., Suite 2200 in Charlotte.


World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC)  

October 12-14 | Houston, TX

The World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) is an aquatic research forum presented by the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance. This year, we'll deliver unique and relevant education to a diverse group of pool operators, manufacturers, service technicians, facility managers, environmental health officials, academia, pool builders, retailers, and health advocates in Houston, TX, October 12-14.


Southern Arizona Chapter Drought Town Hall  

October 12 | Tucson, AZ
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join the board of the PHTA Southern Arizona Chapter as we discuss how the pool industry is part of the solution, not the problem. Jason Davidson, PHTA National’s Director of Government Relations, will join us to discuss our strategy to bring the pool industry to the forefront.


Central Arizona Chapter Drought Town Hall  

October 13 | Phoenix, AZ
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join the board of the PHTA Central Arizona Chapter as we discuss how the pool industry is part of the solution, not the problem. Jason Davidson, PHTA National’s Director of Government Relations will join us to discuss our strategy to bring the pool industry to the forefront.


Equip Exposition  

October 18-21 | Louisville, KY

GIE+EXPO is now Equip Exposition! Equip Exposition is where the landscape changes, and is the place for landscape contractors, outdoor power equipment dealers, distributors, and manufacturers to connect, learn, and grow. Join us in Louisville, KY, October 18-21.


Greater Houston Chapter Golf Tournament & Fundraiser  

October 21 | Cypress, TX
9:30 am CT

The PHTA Greater Houston Chapter is hosting their annual golf tournament at Longwood Golf Club in Cypress, TX. Practice starts at 9:30 am, with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. A delicious barbecue buffet will be held immediately following the tournament. Proceeds will go towards the Greater Houston Chapter's water safety efforts, including the Judah Brown Project, Texas Children's Hospital, and Dive Into Recovery. 


St. Louis Chapter Leadership Training  

November 1 | St. Louis, MO
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The PHTA St. Louis Chapter is hosting a Leadership Training at Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel. Let the experts help your business grow! Seth Ewing from PHTA National will be in attendance. There are three options: A) Training Geared Towards Owners & Managers, B) Training Geared Towards Technicians, and C) Bonus Full Day Session for Certification.


International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo  

November 12-17 | Las Vegas, NV

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) is where all segments of the industry (pool, spa, patio, decking, and outdoor living) gather to stay well-informed of the trends, market directions, and technology. The event offers industry professionals a large selection of educational sessions, an expo hall, and various networking opportunities. The 2022 event is from November 12-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.


C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

November 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
24 Hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,290 Member / $2,790 Non-Member

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for 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.

C201 is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional (CBP). PHTA will be offering the CBP exam on-site on Tuesday, November 15. There are two time slots for students to choose. If you wish to take the CBP exam at Expo, you must complete and submit the CBP Application and pay the application fee at least two weeks prior to the start of the course.


Certified Service Technician® (CST®) Course  

November 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
24 hours |2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs 
$1,599 Member / $2,099 Non-Member 

The Service Technician Course (CST) provides 24-hours of education for service technicians looking to elevate their knowledge. The course reviews common problems regarding pool finishes and examines potential solutions. Students will explore circulation, filtration, hydraulics, and electricity, culminating in a well-rounded understanding of potential problems and solutions. 

The exam fee is included in registration and will be proctored on-site. Upon successful completion of the course and CST certification exam, students will have earned the certification title of Certified Service Technician.


PHTA Certified Maintenance Specialist® (CMS®) Course  

November 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
20 hours | 2 IACET CEUs | 20 PHTA CEUs
$1,399 Member / $1,899  Non-Member 

The Maintenance Specialist Course (CMS) provides students a breakdown of the required education to safely and adequately maintain a water vessel. Students will examine multiple modules, including chemistry, calculations, water quality, structures and finishes, circulation, heaters, controls, filtration, and electrical components. Upon successful completion of the course and CMS certification exam, students will have earned the certification title of Certified Maintenance Specialist.


Certified Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®) Certification Course  

November 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 Hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$625 Member / $725 Non-Member 

The Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®) Certification is the world’s leading verifiable pool and spa training credential for aquatic facility maintenance personnel, health officials, retailers, property owners, and other professionals.  CPO® certification provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations.

This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities. Upon course completion and successfully passing the exam, students will become Certified Pool & Spa Operators (CPO®).


PHTA Certified Hot Tub Technician® (CHTT®) Course  

November 13-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,199 Member / $1,699 Non-Member 

The Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) Course provides students with a range of practical knowledge on servicing and troubleshooting factory-built hot tubs, regardless of brand. Industry experts will provide hands-on experience regarding hot tub chemistry, and examine electrical systems, circulation, and filtration while learning tips and tricks for basic repairs to interior surfaces.

The course fee includes the CHTT exam that will be proctored during the event. Upon successful completion of the course and CHTT certification exam, students will have earned the certification title of Certified Hot Tub Technician.


D180: Drawing for Professionals  

November 13-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 Hours, 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,990 Member / $2,490 Non-Member

In our business, drawing is a tool you must have to communicate with your clients effectively. In this course, we’ll teach you fundamental sketching, drawing, and drafting skills, along with how to read and layout plans. No previous drawing experience is needed. ·        
D180 is a required course to become a Certified Expert Pool Builder & Design Professional.


D271: Architectural Styles  

November 13-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 Hours, 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,990 Member / $2,490 Non-Member 

Understanding architectural styles will enable you to coordinate details and relate the water elements back to the surrounding environment in an appropriate way. When the pool is designed to match the home’s architecture, the effect can be breathtaking and add value to the property. D271 is a required course to become a Certified Expert Pool Builder & Design Professional.


D211: Elements of Design  

November 13-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 Hours, 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,990 Member / $2,490 Non-Member

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of good design and will teach you how to lay out the different improvements in your projects (e.g. pool, spa, patio, etc). We will break the fundamentals down into two categories: the Elements of Design and the Principles of Design. Once you have a good grasp of the fundamentals, you will learn how to apply them. D211 is a required course to become a Certified Expert Pool Builder & Design Professional.


D265: Master Designer Methods: Kirk Bianchi, Crafting the Outdoor Space as a Living Art Form  

November 13-14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
16 Hours, 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,990 Member / $2,490 Non-Member 

The pool is but a mirror, reflecting that which you wish to accentuate beyond it. As part of the new GENESIS® Master Designer Methods series, Bianchi will retrain your thinking of water vessel design. “The pool is often built first in the sequence of outdoor improvements. For the best integration, however, it should actually be designed last.” 

Bianchi’s method will require students to rethink their design approach, with a landscape-based process that considers the functionality of the entire space first. The course lecture and projects will focus on sightlines, living spaces, traffic flow, spatial considerations, and more. D265 is a required course to become a Certified Master Pool Builder & Design Professional.


PHTA | ICC Present the 2021 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code  

November 14 | Las Vegas, NV
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
6 hours | 0.6 IACET CEUs | 6 PHTA CEUs
$299 Member / $399 Non-Member (Early Bird)

The ISPSC is a comprehensive pool and spa code concentrating on all aspects of pool and spa design and construction. The code addresses quality, safety, energy, and conservation and built upon national consensus, the code is ANSI/APSP approved standards. Student builders will examine the benefits of adopting the code. Officials are provided an explanation of the code and the practices the code is built on.

Designed to address industry professionals, including architects, engineers, building inspectors, building officials, contractors, plans examiner, plumbing inspectors, pool, and spa installers, the course meets the needs of both builders and inspectors.


The Backyard, Pool & Spa Show  

February 17-19 | Novi, MI
Hosted by the PHTA Michigan Chapter

The Backyard, Pool & Spa Show is the only event where you can meet with Michigan's leading experts in backyard living. Whether it’s to swim, entertain, exercise, recharge, or just relax, this is the place to revitalize your new or renovated outdoor living space a reality.


C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

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

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for 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.


 

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