What is a CPO Certification?

A CPO® certification provides individuals with the primary education, techniques, and skills of pool and spa workmanship. This training has aided in the protection of millions of swimmers by diminishing hazards at aquatic facilities.


Why should I get CPO Certified?

  • Covers essential topics for pool operators including a section for local and state codes
  • Pool water disinfection, contamination, and balance.
  • Processes to calculate pool water volume
  • Ways to calculate proper chemical dosages
  • Hydraulics & Pool water circulation
  • Pool filters & sizing
  • Pool water heaters & sizing
  • Safety in & around the swimming pool
  • Receive a comprehensive handbook
  • Directed by NSPF® Certified Educator
  • Acknowledged nationally and internationally


It gives participants a better understanding of the operator’s role in pool care, management, and risk reduction.

Arizona Desert Pool Spa Show

IMPORTANT NOTE! Please make sure your bowser allows pop-ups before registering. You will be directed to the Whova site before registration is colmplete.

For questions or Info regarding IPSSA in general or our Show:


For Info on Classrooms:


For Info on Exhibits and Booth sales:

Perry Wingate
Desert Pool and Spa Show Sales



Desert Pool & Spa Show
100 N. 3rd Street, South Building. Exhibit Hall G
Phoenix, AZ 85004

(602) 539-1855