ONLINE COURSES

Portofino University offer online training courses for Professional Pool Spa Operator (PPSO℠), Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS℠), Certified Service Technician (CST℠), Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT℠), Certified Pool Operator (CPO®) & Work Safety and Other Courses.

Professional Pool and Spa Operator (PPSO℠) Full Certification Hybrid Course

1-Day Online and 1-Day Live Classroom
 

This dynamic course takes you through the 13 chapters of the Professional Pool and Spa Operator Manual and give you what they need to know to conform to commercial sector standards. After completing this course, you will have gained a strong understanding of Safety, Basic Water Chemistry, Pool Circulation and Filtration, Pool and Spa Maintenance, and Water Quality. You will also learn other important topics such as, record keeping, basic pool math calculations, contamination procedures, water testing, and routine and preventive maintenance. You have also earned a name for yourself in the commercial pool industry. 

Professional Pool and Spa Operator (PPSO℠) Online Course

Day 1 Online Course Only

This online training program can be the first step to earning PPSO® Certification. It's also an excellent stand-alone course in the fundamentals of pool and spa operation. Registrants for the course receive a copy of the APSP Professional Pool and Spa Manual. A physical address is required for shipment of materials. You get official course certificate upon successful completion of the online course.

Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS℠) - Complete Online Course

This course takes you through the APSP Service Tech Manual and gives you what you need to know to conform to industry standards. After completing this course you will have gained a strong understanding of Safety, Pool Circulation and Filtration, Pool Maintenance, and Water Quality. You will also learn other important topics such as electrical systems, pool structures and finishes, heaters and controls, and customer service. You have also earned a name for yourself in the pool industry as a maintenance person in the know!

Certified Service Technician (CST℠) - Complete Online Course

This online self-paced course takes you through the APSP Service Tech Manual and gives you what you need to know to conform to industry standards. You will be able to explain common problems with pool finishes and how to repair them.  You can also explain how to keep pools running more efficiently with a better understanding of circulation, filtration, hydraulics and electricity. You can also grow your practical knowledge and gain troubleshooting skills and resources and distinguish yourself as an experienced and knowledgeable service technician.

Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT℠) - Complete Online Course

After completing this course you will have gained a wide body of practical knowledge on servicing and troubleshooting factory built portable hot tubs regardless of brand. You have mastered the essentials of hot tub water chemistry, electrical systems, circulation and filtration. You have also learned tips and tricks for basic repairs to interior surfaces. The Certified Hot Tub Technician program covers the essentials of servicing portable hot tubs, and equipment repair and replacement. Instruction is given by industry experts, based upon the APSP Hot Tub Technician Manual and Workbook. Upon completion of the training program, you will be eligible to take the CHTT exam. There are no experience requirements; new employees are eligible.

Certified Pool Operator (CPO®) Certification

CPO® Certification provides you with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations that a professional needs in both commercial and residential environments. 

Work Safety & Other Courses

The NSPF® courses are available online right now through Portofino University. To purchase and download any of our offered courses, you’ll need to go through a quick and easy three-step process:

Go to our online course portal here: http://portofino.vls01.com/. First you need to register yourself and then you can choose your desired course from the list of available courses, and make your purchase.

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