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Virtual Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO)

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Friday, April 9, 2021
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
* Registration open until 4/5/21 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Date and Time: April 9 & 10, 2021 from 8:30-4:30 pm
Course Fee: $335 Members | $385 Non-Members
Re-Take Exam Fee: $225 Members | $275 Non-Members

Our member pricing minimum is set by the National Swimming Pool Foundation.

Please note! This is a two-day virtual Zoom 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
  • Filtration
  • Liability & Risk Management
  • Recordkeeping
  • 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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For More Information:

Alyssa Clair
Alyssa Clair
Strategic Partnerships Manager Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC (704)589-2874

About Your Instructor:

Mark Peele, CAMT, is the Director of Maintenance and Construction with PRG Real Estate, a multifamily owner-operator firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PRG is a leading multifamily operating company in the United States that acquires and repositions multifamily investments across the country. Joining their team in 2014, Mark coordinates directly with the Director of Asset Management on the activity of PRG’s Maintenance and Construction Management teams and is responsible for Capital Improvements and Project Management for the entire portfolio. Mark has been affiliated with the apartment industry for over 30 years, is a Certified Pool Operator Instructor for the National Swimming Pool Foundation, and a proctor for the CFC certification exam.