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Pool Training Academy's Online CPO® Course

Welcome To Your Online CPO® Course!


Thank you for choosing Pool Training Academy for your online CPO course!


To Ensure Your Success With Your Online Virtual CPO® Certification, Please Do The Following :
  • Download Your Free Gift! By choosing Pool Training Academy for your CPO® Certification, you have received a copy of our comprehensive math workbook created for you to use on the math during the course, during the exam, and at your site! You can download this workbook below. 
  • Access The Digital Version of the Pool Operator Handbook. While you wait for your hard copy of the Pool Operator Handbook to come in the mail, we have provided a link to a digital version of the book. This will allow you to get started on the video series right away! You will find a link to access this digital copy below. 
  • Watch The Video Tutorials. The tutorials found on this page will help you learn how to use the software needed to be successful in your online learning. 
  • Watch The Award-Winning CPO® Simplified Video Series We've provided a series of 3 supplemental videos proudly created here at Pool Training Academy that boils down the concepts, simplifies the math, and fully prepares you for the exam as well as the field! These supplemental videos are NOT required viewing to receive your CPO®, but are available for you if you'd like a refresher prior to your exam date. 


Your Free Gift!

Before starting the video module series, please download and print a copy of our free gift to you, a copy of the Pool Training Academy Math Workbook. This workbook can be used during the video module series as well as on the exam itself. 

Click here to download Pool Training Academy's Math Workbook 


The Digital Handbook

Also be sure to access the electronic copy of the CPO® Pool Operator Handbook. We recommend you open the link in its own window, so you can access it while you watch the video module series. 

Click here to access the English version of CPO® Pool Operator Handbook 

Click here to access the Spanish version of the CPO® Pool Operator Handbook


Helpful Tutorials

The following videos will fully explain:

  1. How To Access The Video Module Series on PHTA's Website
  2. How To Join A Zoom Meeting
  3. How To Access The Testrac Website For Your Exam


Accessing The Video Module Series On PHTA's Website



How To Join A Zoom Meeting


How To Access The Testrac Website For Your Exam

Pool Training Academy's CPO® Simplified Video Series

Here at Pool Training Academy we have proudly created a simplified supplemental video series that covers 100% of the information you need to be successful for the CPO® exam as well as in the field. This video series was created by an award-winning video production team and focuses on making education simple, engaging, and relevant! This video series is not required viewing, we've simply provided it for you as an additional educational resource for you.

This video series is helpful for those who:

  • Found the Video Module Series confusing
  • Found the math in the video module series difficult
  • Are looking for a more simplified and understandable delivery of the materials
  • Seeking more practical skills in the pool and spa industry


 *Please Note: These videos are not intended to take the place of PHTA's Video Module Series, they are only intended to simplify, clarify, and supplement PHTA's Video Module Series. 


Session 1

Chapters Covered:
  • Chapter 3 (Includes Math Tutorials)
  • Chapter 10 (Includes Math Tutorials)
  • Chapter 11 (Includes Math Tutorials)
  • Chapter 12


Session 2

Chapters Covered:
  • Chapter 5 (Includes Math Tutorials)
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9


Session 3


Chapters Covered:
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 13
  • Chapter 14