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Licensing

Licensing in Florida

In order to build, renovate, service or repair pools / spas in Florida you must have a license issued by the Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) or a locally issued license that is registered with the CILB.

An AFO, CPO, CPT, FPPS or similar certificate is not a license.  These certifications do not allow the repair, installation or replacement of equipment.

A state license is not required for residential pool water treatment, however some counties do require a locally issued county license for this work.

Resources and Information:

For information on state license renewal and the subcontractor license, visit our CILB page.

 Education Providers:

Below The Surface the Industry blog

By Rick Myers, Team Horner / rmyers@teamhorner.com Recently I had the pleasure of teaching the FPPS class for one of my customers, and they had 14 of their service techs, managers, and office staff there.  The experience level in the room ranged from people just new to our industry to service techs who have been […]

By FSPA President Brian Kelly, Shamrock Pools / shamrockpls1091@aol.com  This time of year we start to see print and television ads reminding us that it’s time to start thinking politics. While many of us are consumed by our businesses in our busiest time, we cannot forget to exercise one of our greatest rights in this […]

By Brett D. Holland, Treasure Pools / brett@treasurepoolsfl.com Over the last three months I have been asked a few times on my approach to new potential clients.  So for this month’s article I have decided to share my design schedule. When a new lead first makes contact with our office we ask for the typical […]