August 2022

August 2022 • Florida Pool Prosm 13 EDUCATION All CPC licenses have a renewal deadline of August 31! If you still need CE credits, the FSPA Summer Refresher may be just what you need. In-person, quality courses are held at the FSPAT.E.C. Center in Sarasota Thursday, August 18. Seven CE hours are being offered and can be viewed on page 9. Be sure to register at Other education and certification opportunities at the FSPAT.E.C. Center are scheduled for the next couple of months. LP Gas Master Qualifier is Wednesday, August 3 and an LP Gas Exam Prep is August 4. Call the FSPA office to see if you can still get a spot in these classes! Pricing can be found through the link at The two-day Florida Publ ic Pool Specialist (FPPS, #0611965) course is scheduled for Wednesday, September 14 - Thursday, September 15 and is required to maintain public pools in Florida. While other courses also meet this DOH requirement, the FPPS is Florida-specific and clearly explains the additional requirements / restrictions Florida has for public pools. The certification is valid for five years and includes a manual you keep to reference. Jeff Clarkson has many years of experience in the pool industry and receives great reviews from his students. Registration can be found at The Swimming Pool and Spa Service Certification (60-hr course, #0610552) is held in four modules beginning September 14-15. All of the two-day modules are being held in Sarasota at the FSPAT.E.C. Center and you must attend all modules. Module 2 is September 30 - October 1, module 3 is October 7-8, and module 4 is October 28-29. This certification is only offered two or three times per year so don't miss your chance! This certification is a great way to learn all about servicing pools and gain so much knowledge. It can also serve as a substitute for three of the four years of required experience when applying for a pool service license in the state of Florida. FPSA d/b/a FSPA CILB Providership #0000917 Education opportunities CPC renewal deadline is August 31 Florida Public Pool Specialist Swimming Pool & Spa Service Certification Want to maintain public pools? Want a service license in less time? Substitutes for three years of experience toward obtaining a state Certified Swimming Pool/Spa Servicing License! Applicant with this certification who passes the state exam is only responsible for verifying one year of field experience under a licensed professional. This is not an exam prep course. Course #0610552 / FPSA d/b/a FSPA CILB providership #0000917. Sept. 14-15 / Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 / Oct. 7-8 / Oct. 28-29 Must attend all four modules and pass testing. Course Fee: $2,200 plus enrollment fee Enrollment Fee: $300 ($50 for FSPA members!) Required to maintain public pools / spas in Florida! The only DOH approved Public Pool Service Technician course written and taught specifically to Florida's unique requirements. Course #0611965 / FPSA d/b/a FSPA CILB providership #0000917. Sept. 14-15 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Must attend both days and pass testing. Course Fee: $400 FSPA members receive $100 off! $300