Upcoming Workshop Dates & Locations
Effective September 1, 2021 Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) will NOT recognize 100% virtual/on-learning of Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Certified Pool Operator ® (CPO) courses. PHTA Fusion/Blended learning is recognized as it involves +/- 8 hours of self-paced online learning followed by attending day two in-person (starting with Chapter 11) and taking open-book exam. Please monitor this web page as the pandemic continues followed by adjustments made by IDPH. Your well-being and safety is our number one concern.
All classes begin at 8:30 am conclude at 5:00 pm. Classes held on Tuesday and Wednesday. Fee includes instruction, handouts, break snacks, and lunch. Participants must make their own arrangements for hotel room and evening supper, should an overnight stay be necessary. Instructors are Pool & Hot Alliance national award recipient, David Peters.
This course is approved for 1.3 CEU towards CPRP or CPRE (Certified Park and Recreation Professional).
Certified Pool and Spa Operator Schools
(Pool & Hot Tub Alliance approved - www.phta.org)
» Fee: Full Course: $350/person - Non IPRA Member
» Fee: Full Course: $325/person - IPRA Member
» Fee: Online + Second Day In-Person: $375/person - (includes online access with password, manual, classroom day two, day two open book exam). Online will take approximately +/- 8 hours to complete. This option is unavailable seven (7) days prior to in-class
» Spanish manual/test is available upon request
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 18 & 19, 2022 – Burlington, Pzazz Fun City, 3001 Winegard Dr, Burlington (COMPLETED-CLOSED)
Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15 & 16, 2022 - Cedar Rapids, Hilton Garden Inn, 4640 N. River Blvd, NE, Cedar Rapids
Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6 & 7, 2022 – Davenport, Best Western Plus, 100 W. 76th St, Davenport
Tuesday and Wednesday, January 10 & 11, 2023 – Dubuque, Best Western Plus, 3100 Dodge St, Dubuque
Tuesday and Wednesday, January 24 & 25, 2023 - Cedar Falls, Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 14 & 15, 2023 - Sioux City, Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21 & 22, 2023 – Ankeny, Courtyard by Marriott, 2405 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny
Tuesday and Wednesday, March 7 & 8, 2023 – Coralville, Radisson Inn Conference Center, 1220 1st Ave, Coralville
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 11 & 12, 2023 - Clear Lake, Best Western Plus, 2023 7th Ave, North, Clear Lake
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25 & 26, 2023 - Cedar Rapids, Hilton Garden Inn, 4640 N. River Blvd, NE, Cedar Rapids
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20 & 21, 2023 - Fort Dodge, Best Western Plus, 1518 3rd Ave, NW, Fort Dodge
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1 & 2, 2023 - Ames, Hilton Garden Inn,1325 Dickinson Ave, Ames