At Aquatic Facility Training & Consultants, we teach the CPO® (Certified Pool Operator®) Certification Course in a manner that engages the student; integrates Hands-onexercises*; uses "Real World" pool scenarios that students can easily relate to; and incorporates  a format that provides a unique and FUN learning experience:

Classes include: Ongoing Pool Operator Support 

*Extent of hands-on exercises is dependent upon amenities available at the specific classroom venue.

Weekend classes shown in red: 

2019 CPO® Certification Class Schedule:

  • July 9 & 10 Sarasota, FL     Class Full

          Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch

         6021 Exchange Way, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

  • July 11 & 12 Lakeland, FL     Class Full

          Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland FL 33801

  • July 16 & 17 Orlando, FL

          Flamingo Waterpark Resort

          2261 East Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy

           Kissimmee, Florida 34744

  • July 22 & 23 Cape Coral, FL

            Cape Coral Yacht Club

            5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL 33904

  • July 31 & August 1 Saint Augustine, FL

          Beacher's Lodge

         6970 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080

  • August 7 & 8 Panama City, FL

        The Beachcomber

         17120 Front Beach rd, Panama City FL 32413

  • Aug 15 & 16, Gainesville, FL

          Alachua County Health Department

          224 SE 24th St, Gainesville FL 32641

  • Aug 21 & 22 Pensacola, FL

         Corrine Jones Resource Center

          913 South I Street, Pensacola, FL 32502                            

  • Aug 28 & 29 Ocala, FL

         Marion County Health Department

         1801 SE 32nd Ave, Ocala FL 34471

  • Sept 4 & 5 Tallahassee, FL

         Florida State University
Leach Center Campus Recreation
  118 Varsity Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306

  • Sept 11 & 12 Valdosta, GA

         Wild Adventures Theme Park 
          3766 Old Clyattville Rd, Valdosta GA 31601

  • Sept 25 & 26 Phenix City, AL - Columbus, GA

         GreenLeaf Apartments
1701 37th Street, Phenix City, AL 36867

  • Oct 2 & 3 Brunswick, GA
  • Oct 5 & 6, Athens, GA
  • Oct 9 & 10 Jacksonville, FL

          Adventure Landing 
1944 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

  • Oct 16 & 17 Gainesville, FL

         Martin Luther King Jr. Rec center   

         1028 NE 14th St, Gainesville FL 32601

  • Oct 23 & 24 Ocala, FL

          Lilian Bryant Community Center
1718 NW 21st Ave, Ocala, FL 34470

  • Nov 6 & 7 West Palm Beach, FL
  • Dec 4 & 5 Savannah, GA

         Doubletree Savannah Historic District

          411 West Bay Street, Savannah GA 31401

CPO® Certification Class Options

Class is from 8am to 5pm both days

All Classes taught by Rudy Stankowitz, an Instructor with 25 years of swimming pool industry experience. Weekend Classes taught by NSPF Instructor Thomas Race

Advance registration and pre-paid tuition payment is required - no "walk ins" allowed.  Class size is limited to 20 students per class, and is on a first come/first serve basis.

To Register by phone: 352.598.0229

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CPO® Class Schedule:

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**Online Re-Certification Student MUST present VALID CPO® Certification and Online Pool Operator Primer™ Record of Completion at time of exam.  1 Day Recertification  Student MUST present VALID CPO® Certificate at time of exam. No further discounts apply. In Person exam will occur at 1:30 pm on 2nd day of any currently scheduled 2 Day CPO® Certification class

** Current CPO® Certification MUST be valid at time of exam to choose either Online or 1 Day Re-    Certification  option

Submit Registration form to enter Credit Card payment

Cancellations received fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the class are refundable and are subject to a $15.00 registration service charge. Cancellations received less than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the class are subject to the entire registration fee, if a student does not cancel and does not attend, the student is still responsible for the payment. 

No Refunds are available on Courses that involve Online Training

To pay by Check or Money Order:

Download and print registration form. Mail completed form and payment to:

Aquatic Facility Training & Consultants

5745 SW 75th Street #111

Gainesville, FL 32608

Note: When Print & Mail option is chosen, Registration form and Payment must be received at least 14 days prior to scheduled class. 

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With Aquatic Facility Training & Consultants, all classes include:  Ongoing Pool Operator Support​                        physical class address can be seen in desktop/laptop mode

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YES - We offer Multi Student Discounts!

3 or more students in a single CPO class - enter discount code: PUMPSEAL

Receive 10% off* 

5 or more students in a single CPO class - enter discount code: TRICHLOR

Receive 15% off*

  *Enter discount code when completing payment information. Multi Student discounts available only on  2 Day CPO Certification Class. May not be combined with other offers or Private class