Certified Pool Operator Course

Certified Pool Operator Course

Swimming pools and spas must be maintained under the supervision and direction of a properly trained operator who shall be responsible for the sanitation, safety and proper maintenance of the pool and all the physical and mechanical equipment and records. This two-day course will cover state & federal regulations, liability & risk management, filtration systems & recirculation, pool chemistry & calculations, water sanitizing & testing, maintenance & troubleshooting, renovations and more. The PHTA CPO Handbook cost is included with the class. Study materials are available in Spanish. Taught by Vann Flippen, a PHTA Certified Instructor with Chadwell Supply.

Attendees to this course should be: 

Individuals who service public pools must be certified based on the state code 511-3-5.22(1)(2) under the Georgia Department of Public Health. 

Students will need to bring: 

#2 pencils, Photo ID, Calculator (NOT your smartphone), and a highlighter.  If you need certification in both GA & SC, you will be required to take an additional test for South Carolina certification. 

Note: Students who need their CPO in South Carolina will stay until 6 pm on the first day of class and will be required to take an additional test. 

Admission Price: 

$325 members / $365 nonmembers

Pay at door is for members only; all nonmembers must pay in advance. 

Class Location:

The Haven at Reed Creek Clubhouse

303 Wave Hill Road, Augusta GA 30907

Registration Deadline: January 31, 2021. Late registrations will be accepted depending on space available.


Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be received by email to office@aagaonline.com at least three business days prior to the event. Late cancellations and no shows will be charged the full invoiced amount. Substitutions are allowed. 

There is a minimum of 10 students required to hold this class. AAGA reserves the right to reschedule or cancel the class if the minimum is not met.