The APSP Career Institute opens the door to the heightened level of skill and professionalism that drives success in the pool, hot tub, and spa industry. Through APSP industry education and training, you demonstrate a commitment to quality, expertise, safety, and professionalism that gives you and your business the edge. View the APSP Education Calendar.
Promotes the highest level of achievement for experienced pool and spa builders, foremen, and contractors—professionals with at least five years industry experience and 24 hours of continuing education in the past three years.
The industry’s premier professional designation for service professionals, offering advanced-level technical service repair and troubleshooting education for professionals with at least five years of on-the-job experience.
Builds on existing on-the-job knowledge and technical expertise for professionals with at least one-to-two years of experience in pool and spa service and repair.
Educates service and maintenance professionals, including new and seasonal employees, a curriculum focused on Safety, Pool Circulation and Filtration, Pool Maintenance, and Water Quality, with details extending to electrical systems, pool structures and finishes, heaters and controls, and customer service.
Promotes professional excellence specifically for professionals engaged in portable hot tub service and equipment repair and replacement.
Offers comprehensive education and training for retail employees in entry-level, seasonal, and first-line supervisory positions, covering the essentials of pool, spa and hot tub systems and the development of superior customer service.