Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO)

PHTA offices will be closed from 2pm ET on Friday, May 26 through 9am ET on Tuesday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. Responses will be delayed during this time.

cpo50 The CPO program is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2023!

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PHTA Instructor Agreements and Blank Charge Form

PHTA Instructor Education Affiliate Programs

The Goal of the Affiliate program is to assist active PHTA Instructors in delivering additional in-person PHTA education to their students. This will demonstrate value as well as generate additional revenue for the instructor. Please click here to view a breakdown of each Affiliate Education Program.

  • Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT)
  • Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS)
  • Certified Pool Inspector (CPI)
  • Certified Service Technician (CST)

To advance your Education Profile, please reach out to Natalie Hood for more information.

CPO Online Approval Status

County and State Codes

Instructor Materials (English)

Instructor Materials (Spanish)

Course Forms

Student Resources


Please note: The eBook is only a resource until students have a hard copy CPO Book in hand. Each student is still required to receive a hard copy handbook.

CPO PowerPoints

Please note: All animation has been removed from PowerPoints.

Math PowerPoints

Prometric Demo PowerPoints

CPO Demonstration Training Videos

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