CPO Certification

Certified Pool Operator Training & Certification

CPO LogoIAA offers the Certified Pool Operator (CPO) training and certification. The CPO is recognized worldwide as the leading training standard in the swimming pool industry. Participants are trained in the most advanced techniques of chemical treatment, filtration, and mechanical system operation and maintenance. Course content will be geared directly towards state and local codes and will focus on the unique challenges facing aquatic facility operations at apartment communities.

  • 2022 CPO Program Dates (These classes will be held via Zoom meeting): April 6-7, May 17-18.


Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Participants will learn the codes, standards, regulations and best practices for swimming pools operated in the State of Indiana.
  • Participants will apply scientifically supported principles to their swimming pool operations helping them run safer and cleaner facilities.
  • Operators will learn to advance their bottom line through efficient and effective techniques.


After successful completion of the written examination, operators will be receive certification and registration as a Pool/Spa Operator valid for five years.

Instructed by: Tim Auerhahn, Chair for the Aquatic Council, LLC

This course is offered through the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) and lead by Aquatic Council, LLC.