Certified Pool Operator School


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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: $275/person - Non IPRA Member
» Fee: Full Course: $245/person - IPRA Member
» Fee:
 Fusion/Blended Course: $365/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
» Fee:
 CPO Manual (edition 2021): $65 - manual will be available on-site - Spanish manual/test is available upon request

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19 & 20, 2021 – Burlington, Pzazz Fun City, 3001 Winegard Dr, Burlington (COMPLETED-CLOSED)

Tuesday and Wednesday, November 16 & 17, 2021 - Cedar Rapids, NEW LOCATION – Hilton Garden Inn, 4640 N. River Blvd, NE, Cedar Rapids

Tuesday and Wednesday, December 7 & 8, 2021 – Davenport, Best Western Plus, 100 W. 76th St, Davenport

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 11 & 12, 2022 – Dubuque, Best Western Plus, 3100 Dodge St, Dubuque

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 25 & 26, 2022 - Cedar Falls, NEW LOCATION - Holiday Inn & Suites, 7400 Hudson Rd, Cedar Falls

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 15 & 16, 2022 - Sioux City, Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Rd, Sioux City

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1 & 2, 2022 – Altoona, Adventureland Resort, 3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 & 16, 2022 – Coralville, Radisson Inn Conference Center, 1220 1st Ave, Coralville

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 12 & 13, 2022 - Clear Lake, Best Western Plus, 2023 7th Ave, North, Clear Lake

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 26 & 27, 2022 - Cedar Rapids, NEW LOCATION – Hilton Garden Inn, 4640 N. River Blvd, NE, Cedar Rapids

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 & 22, 2022 - Fort Dodge, Best Western Plus, 1518 3rd Ave, NW, Fort Dodge

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 2 & 3, 20221 - Ames, NEW LOCATION - Hilton Garden Inn,1325 Dickinson Ave, Ames

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