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GENESIS Education & Certification

GENESIS® is an education-driven organization that seeks to “EDUCATE. CERTIFY. CONNECT.” watershape professionals. GENESIS’ technical education is the most comprehensive in the game and establishes the highest standards in the pool and spa industry.

There are three levels of association with GENESIS — Associate, SWD Registered, and SWD Master. Check out the full list of who has received the highest level pool and spa education here:

  • GENESIS® SWD Master: This certification is reserved for the upper echelon of SWD members who have proven their quality, professionalism, ethics, and business prowess.
  • GENESIS® SWD Registered: SWD members who have completed relevant rigorous coursework and who complies with the principles outlined in the Standard Operating Procedure for GENESIS Membership Classifications.
  • GENESIS® Associate: Associates who have completed relevant coursework who complies with the principles outlined in the Standard Operating Procedure for GENESIS Membership Classifications.

Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Partners:

  • Aqua
  • Aqualine Insurance
  • Biolab
  • Fluidra
  • International Pool and Spa
  • latham
  • Lou
  • Pentair
  • Sigura
  • United Aqua