Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO)
* Registration open until 1/31/20 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Course Fee: $300 Members | $350 Non-Members
Re-Take Exam Fee: $199 Members | $249 Non-Members
Our member pricing minimum is set by the National Swimming Pool Foundation.
Please note! This is a two-day course and certification program offering instruction in swimming pool/spa maintenance and safety. Participants will need to bring a hand-held battery operated calculator, pencil and paper to both classes.
NSPF-approved instruction will include:
- Pool and Spa Chemistry
- Cost Saving Tips
- Testing & Treatment
- Water Balance
- Liability & Risk Management
- Pool & Spa Maintenance
- Pool Management
- Chemical Troubleshooting
- Energy Conservation
- Disease & Accident Prevention
This course and exam are for the National CPO program. For those operating a pool in Wake County, you are required to pass the Wake County Exam after receiving your CPO certification. The Wake County Exam comes at no cost to you. Contact Wake County at 919-856-7400 to schedule your exam. For more information click here.
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About Your Instructor:
Andy Meador, CAMT, is the Director of Capital Projects with McDowell Properties, a real estate investment firm based in Plano, Texas. McDowell is a leading multifamily operating company in the United States that acquires and repositions multifamily investments across the country. Joining their team in 2008, Andy coordinates the activity of McDowell's Construction Management Team that is responsible for evaluating potential acquisitions and renovating its 21,000 unit investment portfolio. Andy has been affiliated with the apartment industry for over 30 years. He is a faculty member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI); a Certified Pool Operator Instructor for the National Swimming Pool Foundation, a proctor for the CFC certification exam, and also instructs portions of the NAAEI CAPS and CAM designation programs. Andy served as the Triangle Apartment Association (TAA) President in 2017 and is past Board Member of the Triangle Apartment Association Education Foundation (TAAEF). In the past, he served on various TAA committees, Membership, Education and Special Events. Andy earned his Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) designation more than 20 years ago, as part of TAA's first graduating CAMT class!