Upcoming Courses

  • CPO Online Course- February 24, 2022
    Thu., Feb. 24
    CPO Online Course with Primer
    Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    CPO Online Course with Primer
    This Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) course is online with a 1 day live session with your instructor, Scott Bowron. Your exam will be online right after your live session.
  • CPO Certified Pool Operator Course April 27-28 in Cornwall
    Apr. 27, 8:30 a.m. – Apr. 28, 5:00 p.m.
    Cornwall, 100 Water St E, Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4, Canada
    Learn the industry standards and take the CPO certification 2-day course. This Certified Pool & Spa Operator course is an in-person classroom course with your instructor, Scott Bowron. COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be followed according to Ontario Public Health.

The PHTA (formerly NSPF) Certified Pool Operator Certificate (CPO) Course is now available in 2 formats, a 2-day in person instructor lead course and an online blended primer course and a 1-day instructor lead course online. Both courses cover the 18 chapter course materials and exam for CPO certification. 

Learn how to:

  • Reduce risks in and around the water

  • Prevent drowning, recreational water illness, suction entrapment, evisceration, diving accidents, electrocutions, chemical hazards, and slips and falls

  • Address regulatory guidelines

  • Maintain disinfection and water balance

  • Manage water problems

  • Perform troubleshooting, chemical testing, and record keeping

  • Manage chemical feed

  • Utilize automation and technology

Ontario Health Regulation:

6. (2) Every operator shall be trained in public pool and public spa operation and maintenance, filtration systems, water chemistry and all relevant safety and emergency procedures.

A 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.

* Our CPO® training course teaches to Ontario provincial codes *

**Textbooks & Exams are available in French & Spanish upon advanced request**

In-Person 2-Day Course Schedule







Call or Text 1-226-448-4020 or email scottbowron@clearaquatics.ca

Model Aquatic Health Code - MAHC

Ontario Health Code 2018 - Key changes

CDC - Recommended pool fouling/fecal response

Day 1
Legislative authorities
Math review
Microbiology in pool water
Pool water problems/balance
Types of pumps and controllers

Day 2
Record keeping
New design considerations
Written Exam - 50 questions

*exams availabe in French & Spanish

upon request

COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Your safety is our greatest concern. All physcial distancing protocols, provided by Public Health for the Province of Ontario, will be followed 
in our in-class CPO Course. 
Hand Sanitizer and Masks will be provided for all partipants.


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