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Pool & Spa Service Certification

Need a service license? Want to be more knowledgeable? The Florida Swimming Pool Contractor Pre-Licensure Certification Course is your answer!

Upcoming Course: Must take all modules.

Click HERE for the registration form! 

Module 1: February 20-22, 2019
Orange County Convention Center

Module 2: March 8-9, 2019

Module 3: March 22-23, 2019

Module 4: April 5-6, 2019
Sarasota – FSPA office
2555 Porter Lake Dr., Ste. 106

“The 60 hour program was one of the best investments I have made into myself and my business. I originally enrolled in the program just for the licensing benefits. However; the content of the program has advanced my career and knowledge significantly.  How amazing it was to get my FPPS designation and the 60 hour certificate in one package. The other benefit I made was the connection with other pool professionals in the program. “

Congratulation to Josh McCarthy, Owner of McPools, Inc. of Bradenton, for his accomplishment of earning his Certified Pool/ Spa Servicing Contractors license!

Need a service license? The Florida Swimming Pool Contractor Pre-Licensure Certification Course is your answer!

The Swimming Pool & Spa Service Certification Course is a 60 Hour course (Including WS, WC, BP, and L&R)  and helps you meet the education requirements of Florida Statue 489.111 and substitutes for three years of experience. This is not an exam prep course (it does not address the business portion of the exam, it does not prepare you for the exam and it does not provide you with the books you need for the exam).

The course  must be taken as part of the FSPA pre-licensure program. Taking courses offered elsewhere will not count toward the pre-license requirement.

After successful completion of all course requirements (Passing Exam required) a certificate will be awarded to submit to the CILB with application for licensure. As part of qualification for licensure the Applicant is required to meet required one (1) year/2000 hours of experience under the guidance of a licensed contractor.

Course # 0610552 – FPSA d/b/a FSPA CILB providership # 0000917

How much will it cost me?

The price for non-members is $2,200 plus a $300 enrollment fee; FSPA member price is $2,200 plus $50 enrollment fee. The price includes course manual and workbook, handouts and  FP2S certificate (must pass test).

Course Content

  • Practical knowledge for technicians
  • Construction and design/pool finishes
  • Pool equipment
  • Hydraulics and pool systems
  • Filters
  • Pool heaters
  • Water chemistry
  • Water testing
  • Spas and hot tubs
  • General maintenance and safety
  • Customer service and sales

Payment is prior to the first module, check or credit cards are accepted. If you have any questions, contact Mary Anderson, Education Program Manager at Phone: 941-952-9293 or email: Mary@FloridaPoolPro.com.

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